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2014-08-12 23:01:34

A recently launched petition on Change.org criticizes The Times for having a restrictive drug testing policy for new employees. This scrutiny comes after the newspaper recently dedicated a full page editorial piece expressing its support for the use & legalization of the plant. New York, New York (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 The battle to end the prohibition of marijuana in this country has been a long, tough, and arduous one. Proponents of cannabis, both recreational and medical, have...

2014-08-12 12:26:14

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The MarijuanaConnect.com staff is incredibly proud to announce its site launch this week. Marijuana Connect will soon become a dedicated resource for all things relating to cannabis and medical marijuana news. No single element of cannabis service, cannabusiness or social networking has been overlooked. Everyone on Marijuana Connect will enjoy the extensive and thorough coverage of cannabis news, medical and legalized marijuana...

2014-08-11 23:02:13

The developers of a new patient verification system, Cannascan ®, has addressed the Massachusetts Department of Health’s concerns to verify – in real time – whether an individual is a valid medical marijuana patient. Springfield, MA (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 The developers of a new patient verification system, Cannascan ®, has addressed the Massachusetts Department of Health’s concerns to verify – in real time – whether an individual is a valid medical marijuana...

2014-08-11 08:28:53

Celgene Makes Equity Investment in HLI LA JOLLA, Calif., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Human Longevity, Inc. (HLI), a genomics and cell therapy-based diagnostic and therapeutic company focused on extending the healthy, high performance human life span, today announced it has signed an agreement with Celgene Cellular Therapeutics (CCT) to license, develop, and co-promote Celgene's proprietary placental cell population, PSC-100....

2014-08-07 23:03:24

A&A Packaging comments on the recent marijuana packaging guidelines passed by Colorado officials and how the new rules are influencing the distribution side of the industry. Denver, CO (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 In a recent report by Reuters, the Colorado Department of Revenue has issued new rules designed to tighten the legal marijuana industry’s distribution and sales of medical marijuana to the public. Under the new and more restrictive guidelines issued by the Colorado task force,...

2014-08-04 08:29:33

GERMANTOWN, Md., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuralstem, Inc. (NYSE MKT: CUR) announced that the final patient was treated in its Phase II trial using NSI-566 spinal cord-derived neural stem cells in the treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease). The multicenter Phase II trial treated 15 ambulatory patients in five different dosing cohorts. The first 12 patients received injections in the cervical region of the spinal cord only, where the stem cells...

2014-07-30 08:33:57

Former Cardinal Health Manager Brings Expertise to Optimize Company's Role at the Forefront of Big Business LOS ANGELES, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The MedMen, the first and leading consulting and management firm in the marijuana industry, is proud to announce the appointment of Dr. Duke Fu as President of the company after leaving behind five years of indispensable experience as a Manager in Nuclear Pharmaceutical division of Cardinal Health, ranked 19(th) on the Fortune 500...

2014-07-29 08:33:18

LOS ANGELES, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medbox, Inc. (OTCQB: MDBX) (www.medbox.com) (the "Company"), a leading dispensary infrastructure/licensing specialist, patented technology provider, and partner to the cannabis industry, announced today that the company's founder has assigned any and all patents and patent applications, trademarks, and related intellectual property to Medbox, Inc. Previously, Medbox had been the exclusive licensee of these patents and IP. The portfolio...

2014-07-25 23:00:49

In light of the Affordable Care Act and the rising costs of healthcare, Avant Systems Inc announces the development of its Consumer Driven Healthcare Tool, which aims to enable people and businesses to customize their healthcare plans in order to cut extraneous costs and make purchasing healthcare a more efficient and independent process. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Avant Systems, Inc, an entrepreneur-minded business in IT product development, aims to change the way healthcare plans...

2014-07-25 12:25:18

LAS VEGAS, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GrowBLOX Sciences, Inc. (OTCQB: GBLX) is pleased to announce the execution of a binding Memorandum of Understanding ("MOU") with LaurelCo, LLC, an Illinois limited liability company formed to pursue the acquisition of both cultivation and dispensary medical marijuana licenses in the state of Illinois. Pursuant to the MOU, GBLX will acquire a 20% equity interest in LaurelCo, LLC in exchange for licenses to use our proprietary GrowBLOX(TM)...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'