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2012-03-02 08:00:00

SAN DIEGO, March 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical Marijuana Inc. (OTC: MJNA) announced today it has closed on the financing agreement with CannaBANK Inc, a private equity firm specializing in the capitalization and development of cannabis and hemp businesses. The company would like to updated shareholders on the terms of the agreement and the subsequent use of funds. Effective March 1, 2012 Under the terms of the transaction, CannaBANK Inc. shall provide four million ($4,000,000) in...

2012-03-02 07:30:00

ATLANTA, March 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Crown Dynamics Corp., (OTCBB: CDYY.OB) today announces that it has entered into a strategic partnership with an Orlando based organization, The Hope Collection, Inc., a 501(c)3. The Hope Collection, in discussion with the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is building programs to provide a "soft landing" for our Warriors In Transition as well as other 1st Responders and their extended Families.  Their programs are working to serve up to 200 million...

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...

2012-02-25 08:00:00

Halent Laboratories has made some remarkable discoveries in the last year, including several new strains that contain high levels of the compounds CBD and THCV–strains in high demand among medical cannabis patients. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) February 25, 2012 Halent Laboratories, a Bay Area cannabis testing lab, has only been testing medicinal cannabis samples for about a year, but has already found some startling new results. The lab has identified several strains containing...

Cannabis Based Medicines Being Tested, Wait for FDA Approval
2012-01-23 09:03:34

The UK-based pharmaceutical company, GW Pharma, is testing medicines derived from cannabis in anticipation of a relaxation of federal laws banning the plant from American pharmacy shelves. Advanced clinical trials are underway for a mouth spray for lessening cancer pain developed from raw marijuana. FDA approval is expected by the end of next year, reports Claire Bates for the Daily Mail UK. The US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) categorizes pot as a dangerous drug with no medical...

2012-01-22 08:00:00

Under the influence of America´s revolutionary ideals, Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness, a group of writers, using the pen name "Publius", have released a new book. The Cannabis Papers: a citizen´s guide to cannabinoids, details how cannabis (marijuana) and cannabinoids are fundamental to life. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) January 22, 2012 Science provides evidence that cannabinoids modulate life; it is also true that cannabis (marijuana) makes cannabinoids. A new book, The...

2012-01-06 06:11:44

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — In the 80s, there was a commercial that aired constantly of a cracked egg being cooked in a frying pan, and then, there was the voice-over, "This is your brain. This is your brain on drugs; any questions?" Different ingredients found in marijuana appear to affect regions of the brain differently during processing functions involving responses to certain visual stimuli and tasks; thus leading to hallucinations. Sagnik Bhattacharyya, M.B.B.S., M.D., Ph.D, at the...

2011-12-07 10:34:00

CARSON CITY, Nev., Dec. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rapid Fire Marketing (Pink Sheets: RFMK) announced today that Medical Cannabis Management (MCM) has contracted with a producer for the THC cartridges with respect to their new product, a THC filled electronic cigarette. The laboratory MCM is using for development has documented the correct 'dosage' for the flavor/THC cartridges and this documentation will be sent to the producer within the next few days. Time is of the essence and getting the...

2011-11-23 10:27:00

CRUMLIN, Ireland, November 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In October 2011, Randox Toxicology launched an ELISA for the detection of synthetic cannabinoids (Spice) in urine and blood. With a dramatic rise in forensic cases involving these drugs, it is essential that all suspected synthetic cannabinoid cases are detected. The Randox Toxicology ELISA offers a highly sensitive screen targeting JWH-018, JWH-073, JWH-398, JWH-200 and a large number of additional metabolites. The last...

Marijuana Component Could Help Ease Pain From Chemotherapy Drugs
2011-10-07 03:56:16

A chemical component of the marijuana plant could prevent the onset of pain associated with drugs used in chemo therapy, particularly in breast cancer patients, according to researchers at Temple University's School of Pharmacy. The researchers published their findings, "Cannabidiol Prevents the Development of Cold and Mechanical Allodynia in Paclitaxel-Treated Female C57Bl6 Mice," in the journal Anesthesia and Analgesia. The researchers developed animal models and tested the ability of...