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2014-09-30 08:35:17

BOTHELL, Wash., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Canna Brands, Inc. ("Canna Brands" or the "Company") today announced its request for new ticker symbol CBMJ, replacing CBWP, was approved by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). Effective today, all trading in Canna Brands common shares will proceed under the new symbol CBMJ. No action is required of shareholders. Canna Brands acquires, develops and markets branded cannabis specialty goods for infusion and...

2014-09-30 08:31:07

SEATTLE, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Primco Management Inc. (OTCBB: PMCM), a medical marijuana, real estate management and multi-media company today announced that the Company has acquired a 51% interest in Pops Edibles, a San Francisco bay area based medical marijuana boutique that specializes in the formulation and manufacture of both Tetrahydrocannabinol ("THC") and Cannabidiol ("CBD") based 100% organic lollipops designed for both the medical and recreational communities. "The...

2014-09-30 08:28:21

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Marijuana News (TNMNews) will premiere its third talk radio show on Internet radio station Live365 on September 30, 2014 as well as on the company's website at: www.TNMNews.com. TNMNews is the unbiased news source covering the political, economic, medicinal, and cultural issues surrounding the ever changing medicinal and recreational marijuana industry. This episode's featured guests include an interview with counterculture...

2014-09-29 23:11:42

John Redman, Executive Director of Californians for Drug-Free Youth, spoke to parents and families in Tampa Bay about the realities of marijuana dispensaries and the dangers to children and teens from his experiences with legalized medical marijuana in California. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 John Redman, Executive Director of Californians for Drug-Free Youth and Director of Demand Reduction for California’s High-Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas, spoke to parents and...

2014-09-29 23:10:49

Ganjapreneur, a website dedicated to the business side of legalized cannabis, has published the first episode of their recently-announced web series. The 20-minute video features an interview and shop tour with John Evich of Top Shelf Cannabis, and also includes footage of the first sale of edibles and concentrates in Washington State's recreational market. Bellingham, WA (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Ganjapreneur, a website devoted to cannabis industry business news and culture, has...

2014-09-29 23:02:17

Two thirds of Canadians currently using medical cannabis do so to ease arthritis pain Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 In a position paper issued today, The Arthritis Society calls for more research into the efficacy and safety associated with the use of medical cannabis as a therapy to alleviate symptoms of pain and fatigue caused by a chronic disease. “More and more Canadians are accessing medical cannabis as a treatment option for severe arthritis symptoms,” explains...

2014-09-29 16:25:27

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cannabis Science, Inc. (OTCQB: CBIS), a U.S. Company specializing in cannabis formulation-based drug development and related consulting, has entered into a laboratory services agreement with ImmunoClin Corporation (IMCL) through its wholly-owned UK subsidiary, ImmunoClin Ltd., a healthcare company with over thirteen years' experience in providing premiere laboratory and related pre-clinical and clinical research services on a...

2014-09-29 12:29:35

DENVER, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MassRoots, a social network for the cannabis community, is pleased to announce the winners of the Inaugural Marijuana Tech Startup Competition. The Surna First Place Prize ($2,500): CannaRegs"CannaRegs keeps dispensaries, investors and ancillary businesses informed of changes to marijuana laws and regulations."CEO: Amanda Ostrowitz The Good Chemistry Second Place Prize ($1,000): CraftedHere"CraftedHere provides an online directory of...

2014-09-29 12:29:30

HADDONFIELD, N.J., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mitnick Law Office has filed a motion for declaratory judgment in the Superior Court of New Jersey, asking the Court to declare that hemp-derived CBD products are legal to possess and to be sold in the State of New Jersey and should not be considered marijuana. New Jersey's governor, Chris Christie, has been very critical of CBD, the cannabidiol that is found in cannabis and that is being studied for its unprecedented medical...

2014-09-29 12:29:21

*Billboard image available online at WisLegalize.org* MADISON, Wis., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The League of Marijuana Voters launched a billboard Monday that highlights two Wisconsin state senators' obstruction of medical marijuana legalization. The first ever billboard advocating for medical marijuana legislation in Wisconsin is part of a new campaign targeting Senators Leah Vukmir (R-Wauwatosa) and Mary Lazich (R-New Berlin) for preventing passage of a bill that would allow...


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  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'