Interview Ricardo Baca | Cannabis University | Cannabis Liberation Day 2017

VICE called Ricardo Baca (USA) “the nation’s most prestigious cannabis editor” and Forbes counts him as “one of the seven most powerful people in cannabis”. In 2013 Baca became the first cannabis editor of The Denver Post, Colorado’s leading newspaper. He developed The Cannabist website and starred in the documentary Rolling Papers, screened in the Cannabis University.

Ricardo Baca was interviewed by Cannabis News Network’s Steven Kompier inside the Cannabis University at Cannabis Liberation Day 2017.

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Panel debate on Cannabis Social Clubs | Cannabis University | Cannabis Liberation Day 2017

Cannabis Social Clubs panel debate inside the Cannabis University at Cannabis Liberation Day 2017 with Rosaria Ricci, Martin Barriuso, Greg de Hoedt and Els Vermeesch.

Rosaria Ricci

Founder and chairwoman of the first Dutch Cannabis Social Club, Tree of Life in Amsterdam, since 2014. The club tries to obtain an exemption from the Opium Law for cultivation at a central location, linked to scientific research.

Martin Barriuso (Spain)

President of Basque Cannabis Social Club Pannagh in Bilbao and one of the most respected leaders of the CSC movement. In 2015, several board members of Pannagh, including Martin, were sentenced to eight months suspended prison sentence and a fine of €250,000. Their appeal is still pending.

Greg de Hoedt (United Kingdom)

Medicinal cannabis user and activist Greg de Hoedt is co-founder and chairman of UK Cannabis Social Clubs. He uses cannabis for Crohn’s disease.

Els Vermeesch

President of Cannabis Social Club Trekt Uw Plant Vzw. Hundreds of patients relied on the first Cannabis Social Club of the country Trekt Uw Plant. But after winning in court twice before, they’ve had to endure being tailed, their homes bugged, phones tapped and being GPS-traced for more than one year. This lead to a raid with excessive force by the Belgium Police, raiding 18 homes and making 3 arrests.

Two members, including Els, were finally released after 2 weeks imprisonment. The third was released later.

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Masterclass Wernard Bruining | Cannabis University | Cannabis Liberation Day 2017

EN: Wernard Bruining, “The Potfather”, is a true cannabis legend. He founded the first coffeeshop in Amsterdam (1973) and the first growshop in Europe (1985). In the nineties, he shifted his attention to medical cannabis. Inside the Cannabis University at Cannabis Liberation Day 2017, Wernard gave a masterclass on how to make your own cannabis oil.

NL: Wernard Bruining, ‘The Potfather’, is een levende legende. Hij opende de eerste coffeeshop van Amsterdam en de eerste growshop van Europa. Sinds de jaren ‘90 richt Wernard zich op medicinale cannabis in het algemeen en wietolie in het bijzonder. In de Cannabis University op Cannabis Bevrijdingsdag 2017 gaf hij een masterclass in het Engels over hoe je door middel van de Cannolator je eigen cannabis olie kan maken.

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Masterclass: Cannabinoïden en Terpenen | Cannabis University | Cannabis Bevrijdingsdag 2017

NL: Cannabis Career verzorgt beroepstrainingen voor coffeeshopmedewerkers. Mede oprichter Dennis De Rosa Spiering gaf in de Cannabis University op Cannabis Bevrijdingsdag 2017 een masterclass over cannabinoïden en terpenen, de belangrijkste werkzame stoffen in cannabis. Meer over Cannabis Career: http://cannabiscareer.nl/

EN: Cannabis Career provides vocational training for coffeeshop employees. Co-founder Dennis De Rosa Spiering presented a masterclass on cannabinoids and terpenes, the main active ingredients in cannabis inside the Cannabis University at Cannabis Liberation Day 2017.

Note: we are considering translating this master class. Until then, you’ll have to use the ‘subtitles’ option in YouTube.

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