Amsterdam’s Cannabis College: Public Cannabis Education

The Cannabis College started out from humble beginnings, and is now an iconic place for the public to receive education about cannabis. Founded by Henk Poncin and funded by donations as well as by Sensi Seeds, the college has become a hub for public lectures, gatherings, and even cannabis strain release parties.

Since its opening in the late Nineties, the Cannabis College has delivered cannabis education to the public from its beautiful canal house setting in the heart of Amsterdam. From walk-in questions to tailored courses about cannabis botany, history, and therapeutic use, the Cannabis College offers a unique way to explore the world of cannabis.

The Cannabis College didn’t start without its challenges. At first the city government refused to issue it a sales permit and the college was forced to find investors to keep itself afloat. Just a few years after it opened, the rear of the college – the location of its library and information centre – was ravaged by a fire.

However, every time the Cannabis College confronts a challenge, political or economic, it stays true to its manifesto and remains a safe haven for public cannabis education.

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Welcome to the About Sensi Seeds section of the website. Here you can discover the stories behind many different facets of this legendary seed company, from its beginnings as one man’s passion and a small collection of very special seeds to the impact that the Sensi gene bank has had on medicinal marijuana and the culture of cannabis in the Netherlands and beyond. Sensi Seeds has expanded over the last few decades to include sister companies devoted to industrial hemp, to educating the public on the true effects and potential of cannabis, and even to pure relaxation in beautiful surroundings. All branches of the company are founded on the same ethic: it’s not just about Sensi Seeds, it’s about the plant.