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2014-06-24 12:27:44

Technology-enabled-service identifies billing errors and connects patients with expert advocates BOSTON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CoPatient, Inc. announced today the completion of a $3.6 million round of Series A financing to fuel the company's growth as consumers' trusted healthcare spending advisor. The financing round was led by .406 Ventures. Returning investors included Jonathan Bush, CEO of athenahealth, and Cambia Health Solutions. CoPatient offers a free medical bill...

2014-06-23 08:29:02

Company is the nation's leading expert in cannabis packaging safety SANTA ANA, Calif., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kush Bottles, North America's premier supplier of certified child-resistant packaging and compliant bottles for the marijuana industry, commented on the news that Florida Governor Rick Scott signed a bill that legalized the use of a non-euphoric strain of marijuana to treat specific medical conditions. With his signature, Scott allowed Florida to become the first state...

2014-06-20 23:03:55

A&A Packaging comments on Washington State’s emerging recreational marijuana industry, and the complications faced by business owners denied licensing due to Federal Law. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 According to the New York Times, despite the fact that at least 20 dispensaries in Washington State will begin opening next month, double standards between federal, state, and local government regulations prove to be ongoing obstacles for retail businesses aspiring to sell legal...

2014-06-19 08:30:26

GERMANTOWN, Md., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuralstem, Inc. (NYSE MKT: CUR) announced that select data from the NSI-189 Phase Ib trial in patients with major depressive disorder (MDD) will be presented at the International College of Neuropyschopharmacology (CINP) 2014 World Congress, in Vancouver, Canada. A poster entitled, "Effects of NSI-189, a neurogenic compound, on quantitative electroencephalography (qEEG) in patients with major depressive disorder (MDD) during a phase 1b...

2014-06-18 12:18:46

Journal of Clinical Investigation Parkinson's disease, which affects millions worldwide, results from neuron loss. Transplantation of fetal tissue to restore this loss has shown promise, but ethical concerns over acquiring this tissue limit its use. In a June 17 study in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, Vania Broccoli and others at the San Raffaele Scientific Institute converted fibroblasts into neurons and engrafted them into the brains of rodents with parkinsonism. The cells...

2014-06-17 20:24:00

LAS VEGAS, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GrowBLOX Sciences, Inc. (OTCQB: GBLX) a biotechnology and research company, today announced through its local partnership, GBS NEVADA, LLC, that it has secured a special use permit in Clark County, Nevada for its cultivation and conversion facility. The Company completed its presentation to the Board of Commissioners and was successful in acquiring this special use permit for its proposed Las Vegas facility. The Company will await final State...

2014-06-16 23:00:51

Florida has become the 22nd state in the nation (23rd to legalize, including Washington, D.C.) to pass legislation supporting the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes today. Governor Rick Scott signed Senate Bill 1030 (the "Charlotte's Web" bill) today, with overwhelming support of Florida citizens and the Florida legislature. The bill passed 111-7 in the House and 30-9 in the Senate. Palm Beach County, FL (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 Florida has become the 22nd state in the...

2014-06-13 23:00:36

The health care reform law requires health plans to cover certain preventive care services for participants without any cost-sharing, such as deductibles, copayments or coinsurance. This requirement includes additional preventive care for women. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 The health care reform law requires health plans to cover certain preventive care services for participants without any cost-sharing, such as deductibles, copayments or coinsurance. This requirement includes...

2014-06-11 08:32:19

FAIRFAX, Va., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Next Generation Energy Corp. (OTCQB:NGMC) and its wholly owned subsidiary, NextGen Cannabis Consulting LLC, announced today that BioTrackTHC(TM) has been selected as software partner for the Company's DMS (Dispensary Management System). NextGen Cannabis Consulting LLC provides dispensary management services to the medical marijuana industry including staffing, IT, security, financial, legal and advisory services. Darryl Reed, Next...

2014-06-11 08:30:47

Consulting and Management Firm Secures Permit in the Country's Most Competitive State to Date LAS VEGAS, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The MedMen, the first and largest full-service consulting and management group focused on the Marijuana Industry, was among the 18 to obtain a Special Use Permit to open a Medical Marijuana Dispensary in unincorporated Clark County, Nevada. The process of obtaining permits in Clark County has been the most competitive in the nation's history, with 90...


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  • A stinking tobacco.
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