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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...

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...

2011-09-10 07:00:00

Medical cannabis collective holds much needed blood drive for Bay Area residents. San Jose, Calif (PRWEB) September 10, 2011 On Labor Day weekend collective members and the public turned out for HPMIâs first and San Joseâs first cannabis collective blood drive. With 114 people who signed up to donate, collectively HPMIâs drive will save 226 lives. Every person who donates a pint of blood saves three lives. âœThis was history...

2011-08-31 11:25:55

Scientists today reported development of much needed new tests to help cope with a wave of deaths, emergency room visits and other problems from a new genre of designer drugs sold legally in stores and online that mimic the effects of cocaine, ecstasy and marijuana. They spoke at the 242nd National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS), being held here this week. The reports, among more than 7,500 on the ACS agenda, focus on drugs sold as "bath salts," "plant...

2011-08-20 07:00:00

Cannabis collective to have booth at San Jose's 36th annual Pride Festival San Jose, Calif (PRWEB) August 20, 2011 As San Jose's first cannabis collective, HPMI will show support to the GLBTQA (Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Allies) community by hosting a themed booth for event goers of the San Jose Pride Festival held at Discovery Meadow at Guadalupe River Park on Aug. 21-22. "As a collective consisting of people with various medical problems that are helped by cannabis,...

2011-07-27 00:01:21

Medical Director Dr. Arif Khan, a cannabis-knowledgeable physician, is seeing increasing numbers of women using medicinal cannabis to help them with certain female troubles. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 26, 2011 Many women come to Greenway Medical Marijuana Physician Evaluations seeking help with ailments that only or primarily affect women, such as eating disorders, menstrual cramps, premenstrual syndrome (PMS), mood swings and menopause. The San Francisco medical marijuana doctors at...

2011-07-27 00:01:21

Elemental Wellness Center, a San Jose medical marijuana collective, won three prestigious awards at the High Times Medical Cannabis Cup 2011 in San Francisco. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) July 26, 2011 The 2nd annual High Times Medical Cannabis Cup, the most prestigious competition in the world of medical marijuana, was held in San Francisco on June 26th, 2011. Elemental Wellness, a [San Jose marijuana dispensary, shined as the only collective to win three awards. The first award drew wild cheers...


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