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2013-01-21 23:02:25

MedMar Healing Center, a medical marijuana dispensary located in downtown San Jose, is conducting a research study on the effects of Cannabidiol (CBD). (PRWEB) January 21, 2013 MedMar Healing Center is working with people with a range of ailments to take part in research to study the affects of cannabidiol, which is found in cannabis, on specific chronic diseases. The study involves those with such ailments as muscular sclerosis, cancer, neuropathy, kidney disease, seizures, debilitating...

When Good Resolutions Go Bad, Look For More Than Endorphins
2013-01-05 06:21:43

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A research team from Inserm has published a new study in the journal Biological Psychology detailing the key role played by a protein, the CB1 cannabinoid receptor, during physical exercise. The team demonstrated, in studies conducted on mice, the location of this receptor - in a part of the brain associated with motivation and reward systems - controls the amount of time for which an individual will carry out voluntary physical...

2012-08-17 23:02:42

In June the National Cancer Institute added text to its online resource "Cannabis and Cannabinoids" highlighting the role of herbal cannabinoids in killing cancer cells (apoptosis). Authors of The Cannabis Papers: a citizen's guide to cannabinoids, cite the 2003 US Cannabinoid Patent and 37 years of US evidence showing how the Cannabinoid System kills cancer. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 17, 2012 In June the National Cancer Institute added text to its online resource "Cannabis and...

Stronger, Synthetic Marijuana Dangerous During Early Pregnancy
2012-08-16 06:31:18

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Marijuana is changing and the new dangers that it poses are changing as well. Today, marijuana is up to 20 percent more potent than it was 40 years ago. Pregnant women who use the drug are unaware that it could harm their unborn child before they even know they are pregnant. Published in the journal Drug Testing and Analysis, a new study argues that the idea that marijuana is a harmless drug is no longer valid due to the emergence of...

2012-07-20 23:01:59

Following analysis by an independent laboratory, all of Code Black´s herbal incense blends have tested negative for the soon-to-be prohibited AM-2201. Therefore, the company are delighted to announce that every product remains compliant with both current and pending changes to federal law. Tustin, CA (PRWEB) July 20, 2012 With new amendments to the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act (formerly known as Senate Bill 3187) coming into effect on October 1st, the...

Discovery Of Cannabis 'Pharma Factory'
2012-07-17 18:27:35

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers at the University of Saskatchewan have identified the chemical pipeline used by Cannabis sativa to create its signature psychoactive cannabinoids, such as delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol or THC, according to their report published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science. Cannabinoid production is a different kind of process that involves an enzyme, called olivetolic acid cyclase (OAC), which has never...

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2012-07-10 09:24:19

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Cannabis seems to have many different allures. It can produce a “high.” It can give the feeling of munchies. Now, it can possibly help combat obesity. Scientists recently revealed that they found two compounds from cannabis leaves that could up the total energy that the body burns. Previous studies of two specific compounds demonstrated that they could be used to treat type-two diabetes. The compounds were also discovered...


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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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