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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