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2012-05-05 23:01:34

Idrasil, a full-spectrum cannabinoid pill, satisfies the medical community with its standardized 25 mg tablet. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 05, 2012 Doobons.com and Idrasil announced today a strategic partnership to market Idrasil, the groundbreaking medical marijuana pill, on the Doobons.com website. Idrasil´s standardized formula delivers a consistent potency and arms patients with the ability to medicate themselves and achieve the same results every time–just like any other...

2012-04-19 23:03:52

DrugTestYourTeen.com is pleased to announce that they now offer an in-home drug test to detect Spice/K2, the synthetic cousins of marijuana that are the latest teen craze. The biggest selling point for Spice has been that it is “undetectable”, but this new test changes all that. (PRWEB) April 19, 2012 DrugTestYourTeen.com, a leading supplier of in-home drug tests for parents of teenagers, is pleased to announce that they now offer an in-home drug test to detect Spice (or K2),...

2012-04-01 23:02:12

Harborside Health Center, in collaboration with UK research organization The Beckley Foundation and University College London, has initiated a pioneering survey to investigate, for the first time, the effectiveness of cannabis in treating different medical symptoms and conditions. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2012 An estimated 5 million people legally use medical cannabis in the 16 states (plus the District of Columbia) that have approved medical cannabis laws. However, the United States...

2012-03-08 15:57:15

A new study lead by the Neuroscience Institute of Alicante reveals how manipulating the endocannabinoid system can modulate high levels of impulsivity. This is the main problem in psychiatric illnesses such a schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and substance abuse. Spanish researchers have for the first time proved that the CB2 receptor, which has modulating functions in the nervous system, is involved in regulating impulsive behavior. "Such a result proves the relevance that manipulation...

2012-03-08 06:12:30

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — Medical marijuana is often prescribed to relieve symptoms associated with numerous diseases, including arthritis, dystonia, insomnia, seizures, and Tourette's syndrome, but it comes with a cost, your memory. Marijuana's major psychoactive ingredient (THC) impairs memory independently of its direct effects on neurons, the ability to transmit information. The side effects stem instead from the drug's action on astroglia, passive support cells long believed to play...

2012-03-06 23:06:47

UCI-led study points to role endocannabinoids play in energy metabolism Stop exercising, eat as much as you want ... and still lose weight? It sounds impossible, but UC Irvine and Italian researchers have found that by blocking a natural, marijuana-like chemical regulating energy metabolism, this can happen, at least in the lab. To create this hypermetabolic state, UCI pharmacology professor Daniele Piomelli and colleagues engineered neurons in the forebrains of mice to limit production...

2012-03-05 10:40:19

A deterioration of working memory is observed in people who consume drugs containing cannabinoid compounds found in cannabis leaves and buds. A team led by Giovanni Marsicano (Inserm Research Unit 862) in collaboration with a team led by Xia Zhang, has recently identified the mechanism by which these substances affect working memory. These researchers have demonstrated for the first time that the adverse effect of cannabinoids on working memory is exerted via receptors located in the glial...

2012-03-02 01:30:30

A major downside of the medical use of marijuana is the drug's ill effects on working memory, the ability to transiently hold and process information for reasoning, comprehension and learning. Researchers reporting in the March 2 print issue of the Cell Press journal Cell provide new insight into the source of those memory lapses. The answer comes as quite a surprise: Marijuana's major psychoactive ingredient (THC) impairs memory independently of its direct effects on neurons. The side...


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