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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...

2011-07-12 12:49:29

Researchers from the Universities of Bonn and Mainz discover a mechanism that can protect from aging processes Humans are getting older and older, and the number of people with dementia is increasing. The factors controlling degeneration of the brain are still mostly unknown. However, researchers assume that factors such as stress, accumulation of toxic waste products as well as inflammation accelerate aging. But, vice versa, there are also mechanisms that can - like a bodyguard - protect the...

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2011-07-06 05:35:00

A new study may shed light on why some people have such a hard time eating only a few potato chips or a single fry. Researchers at University of California-Irvine found that fats in these foods make them nearly irresistible, and trigger a surprising biological mechanism that likely drives our nearly insatiable appetite for more. The apparent culprits are natural, marijuana-like chemicals in the body known as endocannabinoids. In their study, researchers Daniele Piomelli, Nicholas DiPatrizio...

2011-06-11 00:00:30

Holistic Pain Management Institute (HPMI) to have booth set up for interested patients wanting to know about latest research on benefits of medical cannabis. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) June 10, 2011 As the only medical marijuana collective participating in this year's Music in the Park Series, HPMI is a proud sponsor of Chicago native singer, songwriter and keyboard artist, Tchiya Amet, whose ethno-native celestial-inspired music is sure to transform the crowd. The concerts are held downtown at...

2011-06-07 06:28:14

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Definitive proof of an adverse effect of chronic marijuana use could lead to potential drug treatments and aid other research involved in cannabinoid receptors, a neurotransmission system receiving a lot of attention. Scientists used molecular imaging to visualize changes in the brains of heavy marijuana smokers versus non-smokers and found that abuse of the drug led to a decreased number of cannabinoid CB1 receptors, which are involved in not just pleasure, appetite and...

2011-06-06 20:00:52

Chronic use of marijuana causes a decrease in brain receptors that bind with the psychoactive chemical in cannabis Definitive proof of an adverse effect of chronic marijuana use revealed at SNM's 58th Annual Meeting could lead to potential drug treatments and aid other research involved in cannabinoid receptors, a neurotransmission system receiving a lot of attention. Scientists used molecular imaging to visualize changes in the brains of heavy marijuana smokers versus non-smokers and found...