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2014-05-26 12:30:18

ESA Risk analysis finds savings for homeowners and local governments of excluding invasive pests like the emerald ash borer outweigh added cost to imported goods The emerald ash borer (Agrilus plantipenis), a recent insect immigrant to North America carried in with the wooden packing material of imported goods, is projected to cause over a billion dollars in damages annually over the next decade. International standards now require expensive fumigation or heat treatment of wood pallets...

2014-05-23 08:22:54

CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Market news updates and commentary for emerging companies in the Cannabis Sector aimed at growing worldwide brands, acquiring resources and developing new solutions as the industry continues to evolve at a rapid pace: Cannabis Capital Corp (OTCBB:CBCA), Hemp, Inc. (OTC: HEMP), Medbox, Inc. (OTC: MDBX), Medical Marijuana, Inc. (OTC: MJNA) and Creative Edge Nutrition, Inc. (OTC: FITX) By Tapping Into Human Element,...

2014-05-22 12:25:07

LOS ANGELES, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verde Media Group Inc. (OTC: VMGI) Dear Valued Shareholders: VMGI is currently experiencing tremendous growth. As the CEO of the company, I want to reach out to you and explain how we are positioning the company during this exciting time and what we are accomplishing. To date, 2014 has seen dramatic change and growth in our business model. With the addition of the Verde Biotechnology Corp., we've brought a new CEO on board - Dr. Abidi -...

2014-05-22 08:31:00

Studies show that cannabis is now more than two times more potent than it was 20 years ago. Novus Medical Detox says the drug's accelerating strength, along with pressure for widespread legalization, are jeopardizing the health of American society. NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- While proponents of legalized marijuana have long touted the drug's relaxing effects as evidence of its harmlessness, recent reports have linked marijuana to heart problems,...

2014-05-22 08:30:56

Suncoast Rehab Center comments on recent reports that link marijuana-laced foods to two Colorado deaths. Suncoast says the deaths are a testament to the need for increased education and reform with regard to recreational marijuana and edibles and their combined availability. SPRING HILL, Fla., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Although food infused with marijuana is not a new invention, the legalization of recreational marijuana has made edibles more widely available--state-licensed stores...

2014-05-22 08:30:44

Trial for patients with painful osteoarthritis of the knee SASKATOON, May 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Prairie Plant Systems Inc., parent company of CanniMed Ltd., announced today that Health Canada has formally approved a clinical trial application for a randomized, double blind, placebo controlled, proof-of-concept, crossover clinical trial of vapourized cannabis in adults with painful osteoarthritis of the knee. This clinical trial is the first to be registered with Health Canada...

2014-05-22 08:30:38

CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cannabis Sector continues expansion with new site developments, acquisitions and new product announcements as the marijuana industry sees continual growth: OSL Holdings (OTC: OSLH), Creative Edge Nutrition, Inc. (OTC: FITX), Hemp, Inc. (OTC: HEMP), Tranzbyte Corporation (OTC: ERBB), Tauriga Sciences, Inc. (OTC: TAUG) and Cannabis Science, Inc. (OTC: CBIS) OSL HOLDINGS (OTCQB: OSLH), a growth-stage public company in...

2014-05-22 08:28:48

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cannabis Science, Inc. (OTC: CBIS), a U.S. Company specializing in cannabis formulation-based drug development issues CBN patent and R&D guidance for the 2nd quarter of 2014 to its shareholders. To support its existing CBN patent, the company has delivered pure CBN compound to two research facilities in Europe where testing will be started to establish activity of CBN alone and in combination with other cannabinoids in...

2014-05-21 23:04:18

Artemis International taps agency to excite the market about Aronia berries: a superfruit prized by Europeans that grows virtually unnoticed, right here in America. Portland, Maine (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Everyone knows that blueberries are high in antioxidant capacity. In fact, it made them famous as a superfruit around the world. But did you know that Aronia berries are three times higher? Aronia? Chances are you’ve never heard of these super dark berries–but that’s about to change....

2014-05-20 23:17:17

Aloe Your Miracle Doctor is a new program that covers over 130 home remedies for more than 80 disorders and 25 easy-to-make homemade beauty remedies. An overview on the website Vinaf.com shows if the program is good for people to use. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Aloe Your Miracle Doctor is a newly updated program developed by Yulia Berry, who has over 15 years of experience in the beauty care industry. The program covers aloe remedies for diseases and conditions such as psoriasis,...


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Black Pepper, Piper nigrum
2014-02-15 08:34:58

Piper nigrum is a flowering vine species. The plant may also be commonly referred to as Black Pepper. The species belongs to the Piperaceae family. It is indigenous to south India; however the plant is widely cultivated worldwide. The fruit, often referred to as its drupe, is sought after and dried. The spice or seasoning is used as the common, table black pepper. To date, Vietnam produces the largest amount of pepper, exporting 34% of the entire world’s pepper supply. P. nigrum may be...

Boldo, Peumus boldus
2014-02-15 08:05:25

Peumus boldus is a tree in the Monimiaceae family. It is the only species in the genus Peumus. It is commonly referred to as Boldo. P. boldus has green leaves with a strong woody and slightly bitter flavor. They are used in Latin America for culinary purposes. Although not widely known, the species’ small green fruits are nutritious and apparently have a pleasant flavor. Its flavor comes primarily from the chemical ascaridole. In some areas, P. boldus is mixed with yerba mate or other...

Laurel, Laurus novocanariensis
2014-02-14 14:59:58

Laurus novocanariensis is a large shrub or tree that belongs to the Lauraceae family. The genus includes 3 species each containing several overlapping characteristics. L. novocanariensis can grow up to 66 feet high. It has aromatic, dark green glossy and leathery leaves, which have small glands in the armpit of the spine. The shrub or tree has lateral veins. It bears small white flowers that are about .4 inches in diameter.  The flowers are born in pairs beside a leaf. The fruit it...

Selasian wood, Cinnamomum parthenoxylon
2014-02-10 07:32:18

Cinnamomum parthenoxylon is an evergreen tree species. The species may also be commonly referred to as Selasian Wood, Saffrol Laurel or Martaban Camphor Wood. The plant is a member of the Lauraceae family. It is indigenous to south and eastern Asia, specifically, Bhutan, Burma, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Nepal, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. Cinnamomum parthenoxylon trees grow anywhere between 33 and 66 feet tall. Its trunk and branches are covered by a grey or...

Camphorwood, Cinnamomum oliveri
2014-02-10 07:20:22

Cinnamomum oliveri is a tree species commonly growing in rainforest habitats. The species can be found along the areas of Australia’s eastern coast, specifically from coastal New South Wales to the northern tip, Cape York Peninsula and down south in the rainforest behind Seven Mile Beach. It prefers warm, temperate areas and grows best in sedimentary soils. C. oliveri belongs to the Lauraceae family and the plant is often commonly referred to as the Camphorwood, Oliver’s Sassafras,...

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