Interview Alan Dronkers | Cannabis University | Cannabis Liberation Day 2017

EN: Alan Dronkers, Ben Dronkers’s oldest son, is known as the family historian, but he’s also an expert breeder. Alan played a vital role in the Sensi Seeds breeding programs in the now legendary Cannabis Castle. Inside the Cannabis University at Cannabis Liberation Day, Alan Dronkers was interviewed by Cannabis News Network’s Steven Kompier.

NL: Alan Dronkers, de oudste zoon van Ben Dronkers, staat bekend als de historicus van de familie, maar is ook een ervaren kweker. Alan speelde een centrale rol bij de Sensi Seeds kweekprogramma’s in het legendarische Cannabis Castle nabij Nijmegen. In de Cannabis University op Cannabis Bevrijdingsdag 2017 werd hij geïnterviewd door Cannabis News Network’s Steven Kompier.

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Interview Michka Seeliger-Chatelain | Cannabis University | Cannabis Liberation Day 2017

EN: For forty years Michka Seeliger-Chatelain (France) has been fighting for freedom and free access to plants. She published various books on cannabis and is co-founder of Mama Éditions. In 2015 she published her autobiography ‘De la main gauche’. Inside the Cannabis University at Cannabis Liberation Day 2017, Michka was interviewed by Cannabis News Network’s Steven Kompier.

NL: Al veertig jaar strijdt Michka Seeliger-Chatelain (Frankrijk) voor vrijheid in het algemeen en vrije toegang tot planten in het bijzonder. Ze publiceerde verschillende boeken over cannabis en is medeoprichter van uitgeverij Mama Éditions. In 2015 verscheen haar autobiografie ‘De la main gauche’. Michka werd geïnterviewd in de Cannabis University op Cannabis Bevrijdingsdag 2017 door Cannabis News Network’s Steven Kompier.

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How to end prohibition: experiences abroad | Cannabis University | Cannabis Liberation Day 2017

Panel debate inside the Cannabis University at Cannabis Liberation Day 2017: ‘How to end prohibition: experiences abroad’. With Clark French (UK), Robert Veverka (CZ), James Burton (USA), Michael Knodt (DE), Sean Carney (USA). Moderated by Cannabis News Network’s Steven Kompier.

Clark French (United Kingdom)

One of the best known British cannabis activists, co-founder and board member of NORML UK, the Berkshire Cannabis Community and UK Cannabis Social Clubs.

Robert Veverka (Czech Republic)

President of Legalizace.cz, the largest Czech organization for legalization of cannabis and editor in chief of the wonderful Legalizace magazine. In 2013, Robert was a candidate for the Pirate Party in the European Parliament elections.

James Burton (USA)

The story of James Burton reads like a Hollywood script. A Vietnam veteran, who flees the war on drugs to become the main pioneer and first large-scale grower of medicinal cannabis in the Netherlands. After Bedrocan gained a monopoly on producing medical cannabis, Burton’s Stichting Insitute of Medical Marijuana (SIMM) went bankrupt.

Michael Knodt (Germany)

One of Germany’s leading cannabis journalists. Micha was editor in chief of Hanf Journal between 2005 and 2013 and now works for various media. He is the host of Exzessiv.tv and Der Micha.

Sean Carney (USA)

Former Wall Street Journal correspondent in the Czech Republic and currently Director of Business Development EMA at Tilray, one of the biggest players in the international legal cannabis industry.

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Interview Rick Simpson | Cannabis University | Cannabis Liberation Day 2017

EN: From his native Canada, Rick Simpson almost single-handedly launched the global cannabis oil revolution: RSO (Rick Simpson Oil) has become a synonym for medicinal cannabis oil. Based in Eastern Europe he keeps fighting for legalization and broad medicinal application of cannabis. Inside the Cannabis University at Cannabis Liberation Day 2017, Rick Simpson was interviewed by Cannabis News Network’s Steven Kompier.

NL: Vanuit zijn vaderland startte Rick Simpson vrijwel eigenhandig de wereldwijde wietolie revolutie: RSO (Rick Simpson Oil) is een synoniem geworden voor medicinale cannabisolie. Sinds enige jaren strijdt hij vanuit Oost Europa voor legalisering van cannabis en brede medicinale toepassing van de plant. In de Cannabis University op Cannabis Bevrijdingsdag 2017 werd hij geïnterviewd door Cannabis News Network’s Steven Kompier.

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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 Debat Reguleren In Nederland | Cannabis University | Cannabis Bevrijdingsdag 2017

Cannabis University paneldebat op Cannabis Bevrijdingsdag 2017: ‘Reguleren in Nederland: kansen en risico’s’. Met August de Loor, Bart Vollenberg, Derrick Bergman, Rick Brand. Moderator: Steven Kompier.

August De Loor

August De Loor is een van Nederlands bekendste deskundigen op het gebied van drugsbeleid. Sinds 1986 leidt hij het Adviesburo Drugs in Amsterdam.

Bart Vollenberg

Bart Vollenberg is eigenaar van coffeeshops in Lelystad en Almere en oprichter van de stichting Epicurus Foundation, een groep ondernemers die een bijdrage wil leveren aan het maatschappelijke debat over regulering van de cannabissector. Epicurus organiseerde met TNI en de gemeente Utrecht het congres De Transparante Keten en met coffeeshopbonden PCN en BCD de online enquête Grass Poll.

Derrick Bergman

Sinds 1994 publiceert Derrick Bergman over de internationale cannabiscultuur in diverse binnen- en buitenlandse media. Hij is medeoprichter en de huidige voorzitter van de stichting VOC Nederland en sinds 2010 coördinator en programmeur van Cannabis Bevrijdingsdag.

Rick Brand

Rick Brand is de eigenaar van coffeeshop De Baron in Breda en bestuurslid van landelijke coffeeshopbonden PCN en BCD en de lokale Bredase bond ABC.

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