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2014-05-30 16:24:56

LOS ANGELES, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --?Medbox, Inc. (OTCQB: MDBX) (www.medbox.com), a leader in providing ancillary services to the alternative medicine industry, dispensary consulting services, and patented medicine dispensing systems to medical and retail industries, commented today on the news that the U.S. House of Representatives voted to effectively end DEA intervention in legal medical marijuana operations. The House passed the amendment late Thursday night, which restricts...

2014-05-29 23:02:21

On Saturday, June 21st, kickstands will rise across the state of Ohio for the Solace on the Solstice Motorcycle Rally, in an effort to raise awareness about the dangers of prescription drug abuse and stop this deadly epidemic in its tracks. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Ohio’s death rate due to unintentional drug poisonings increased 372 percent from 1999 to 2010, and the increase in deaths has been driven largely by prescription drug overdoses. On average, one person in Ohio dies...

2014-05-23 08:24:29

Strengthening local, regional and national efforts to combat illicit and prescription drug use among youth NEW GLASGOW, NS, May 23, 2014 /CNW/ - On behalf of the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, the Honourable Peter MacKay, Regional Minister for Nova Scotia and Minister of Justice and Attorney General for Canada, today announced $16.1 million in federal funding over three years to help prevent and reduce illicit and prescription drug abuse among youth ages 10 to 24....

2014-05-09 13:22:21

University of Washington Social work researchers from the University of Washington have found that among a group of active-duty Army personnel who use illicit drugs, the most abused substance is synthetic marijuana, which is harder to detect than other drugs through standard drug tests. The research will be published in the July 2014 issue of Addictive Behaviors, but is already online. Synthetic marijuana, sometimes called “Spice,” is made with shredded plant material coated with...

2014-05-06 12:26:53

Georgia Prevention Initiative Awareness Campaign ATLANTA, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in 2012, "Overdose deaths involving prescription opioid analgesics, which are medications used to treat pain, have increased to almost 17,000 deaths a year in the United States." That is the equivalent of a large jumbo jet full of people disappearing every week for one year! The Georgia Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention...

2014-04-25 23:10:08

Having a person stop their drug abuse forever can take far more resources than family and friends have available. That's the time to call for professional help. For a free consultation, call 908-838-7437. ELIZABETH, NJ (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 Elizabeth NJ Alcohol Drug Rehab is pleased to announce that a new intervention program for adults and adolescents dealing with drug addiction is now available in Elizabeth. Understanding how much power drugs and their continual use causes family...

2014-04-25 23:09:51

Cannabis Career Institute has opened up multiple classes this weekend in Florida, Nevada, Michigan and Ohio to meet the growing demands of students from across the nation. Classes train attending entrepreneurs on the intricacies and fine details of the Medical Marijuana Business Industry while helping them navigate towards compliance and business knowledge. Florida, Ohio, Michigan and Nevada (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 Once Colorado opened the floodgates with full legalization and the...

2014-04-15 08:36:17

Investment Will Provide Additional Resources to Continue DEA's Product Innovation and Customer Service Leadership DENVER, April 15, 2014 Dean Evans & Associates Inc. (www.dea.com), a leading provider of facility scheduling and event management software, today announced that it has received a strategic growth investment from JMI Equity, a growth equity firm focused on investing in leading software and technology-enabled services companies. Founded in 1986, Dean Evans &...

2014-04-01 08:29:37

State Senator Kimberly Yee shows that all votes are not created equal PHOENIX, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 10(th), the bill H.B. 2333, sponsored by State Representative Ethan Orr of Tucson, passed the Arizona House 52-5, with strong bi-partisan support. Under Arizona's medical marijuana law, the money in the medical marijuana fund is reserved for furthering the provisions of the law and should include research and education. None of it has been spent. H.B. 2333 would...

2014-03-11 20:22:26

Initial focus is thefts at real estate open houses SAN DIEGO, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Greater San Diego Association of REALTORS®, local nonprofits, Millennium Laboratories, and other partners announced today the formation of the Safe Homes Coalition that will work to inform people about the proper use, storage and disposal of prescription drugs. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120224/MM59482LOGO San Diego County District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis and San Diego...


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