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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...

2012-07-09 02:25:24

NEW YORK, July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- KannaLife Sciences, Inc. ("KannaLife") Signs Exclusive License Agreement With National Institutes of Health - Office of Technology Transfer ("NIH-OTT") for the Commercialization of U.S. Patent 6,630,507, "Cannabinoids as Antioxidants and Neuroprotectants" (the "'507 Patent"). The '507 Patent includes among other things, claims directed to a method of treating diseases caused by oxidative stress by administering a therapeutically effective amount of a...

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2012-05-31 15:56:58

Israeli scientists have figured out a way to take the fun out of cannabis, turning it into a tool for strictly medical purposes. The Maariv daily reported that scientists have cultivated a cannabis plan that does not get people stoned, but could still be used to benefit those who wish to smoke it for medical reasons. The report said that the new cannabis looks, smells and tastes the same, but does not induce the feelings of getting "high." "It has the same scent, shape and taste as...

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...

Marijuana Use Ups Crash Risk
2012-02-10 10:43:39

A Canadian study in this week´s issue of the British Medical Journal highlights the dangers of driving under the influence of pot, which nearly doubles the risk of a serious or fatal car crash, writes Sharon Kirkey for the Vancouver Sun. Using cannabis within three hours of driving causes accidents at nearly twice the rate as those who are not under the influence of drugs or alcohol claims the paper´s authors, from Dalhousie University. Lead author Mark Asbridge, an associate...

2011-12-23 08:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical Marijuana Inc. (OTC: MJNA) is the first publicly held company vested in the medical marijuana and industrial hemp industries. The company is comprised of a diversified portfolio of hemp and cannabis based businesses. These businesses range from hydroponic stores, to pharmaceutical compounds derived legally from the hemp plant. The company has gone through many changes over the course of the past few years, some expected and some unexpected...

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...

2011-05-07 00:00:29

Elemental Wellness, a San Jose medical marijuana collective, has the solution for patients who need the healing power of medical cannabis but don't want the psychoactive effects: strains with high cannabidiol (CBD) content. San Jose, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) May 06, 2011 Medical marijuana is known as an effective treatment for many ailments, but it's also known as a psychoactive agent. For people who could benefit from the medicinal properties, but need to stay alert and focused, San Jose medical...

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2011-03-16 13:20:00

Food Standards Australia New Zealand said on Wednesday that it may start to allow hemp foods to be sold. According to The Australian newspaper, the food watchdog's investigation found that industrial hemp contained such low levels of the psychoactive substance delta 9-tetraydrocannabinol (THC) that anyone consuming the food would not feel its effect. "FSANZ has not identified any safety concerns relating to the consumption of hemp foods," a Food Standards report said. Andrew Katelaris, a...