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Link Between Cannabis Use And Schizophrenia Is Genetic: Study
2014-06-24 12:46:30

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Previous research has found a link between cannabis use and schizophrenia and a new study has revealed that the link is a genetic predisposition for both. Published in the journal Molecular Psychiatry, the new study noted that although there appears to be a genetic link, the possibility that cannabis use increases the risk of schizophrenia shouldn’t be ruled out. "Studies have consistently shown a link between cannabis use and...

2014-06-24 09:37:19

Princeton University While African wildlife often run afoul of ranchers and pastoralists securing food and water resources for their animals, the interests of fauna and farmer might finally be unified by the "Sodom apple," a toxic invasive plant that has overrun vast swaths of East African savanna and pastureland. Should the ominous reference to the smitten biblical city be unclear, the Sodom apple, or Solanum campylacanthum, is a wicked plant. Not a true apple, this relative of the...

2014-06-24 08:31:24

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire- Northsight Capital, Inc. (OTCBB: NCAP) announced today that it has launched its corporate website, www.TheMarijuanaCompanies.com. The company recently purchased approximately 7500 marijuana/cannabis/hemp internet domains and is currently building two of its planned web sites, WeedDepot and WeedDomainRentals. WeedDepot will be an advertising directory and WeedDomainRentals will be a site for rental of the company's domains. The company...

2014-06-23 23:11:02

Healthy Vitamins, an online health food store, is very excited to welcome the J'Lore Family of Organic Rooibos Herbal Teas to their store. (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 In 2006, Jestacia Jones was asked to speak at a conference in St. Lucia, W.I., hosted by her friend and former CNN anchor, Andria Hall. It was during Jestacia’s time at the conference that she became inspired and realized that Biblical Herbs and Aromatherapies were her passion. Since that time, Ms. Jones has developed a...

2014-06-23 23:04:40

New Event Sponsorship and Visibility Opportunities Available to NugMedia Advertisers Oakland, CA (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 NugMedia, a company that operates several popular Cannabis culture-themed websites including TheNug.com, is hosting The 710 Show on July 10, 2014 at the Uptown in Oakland, CA. Several Bay Area hip-hop acts are scheduled to perform during the 710 show, including Pep Love of Hieroglyphics and Souls of Mischief's A-Plus. The event will also feature a DJ set from AmpLive...

2014-06-23 23:01:51

The Grounds Guys want to make shopping for office plants simple by providing a list of plants to choose, depending on the space and specific needs. Waco, TX (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Many types of plants are available to spruce up your work space. The Grounds Guys want to make shopping for office plants simple by providing a list of plants to choose, depending on the space and specific needs. Adding a touch of green to a work space has proven wellness benefits, from improving moods to...

2014-06-23 23:01:46

Aura Cacia, the leader in aromatherapy and personal care products, has released two new essential oils that are unique botanicals in the tea tree family. This brings consumers the only true, single botanical varieties (not blends) of lemon tea tree and lavender tea tree on retail shelves today. Urbana, Iowa (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Aura Cacia, the leader in aromatherapy and personal care products, has released two new essential oils that are unique botanicals in the tea tree family. This...

2014-06-23 08:29:52

Access to safe cannabis medication moving from pipe dream to reality for Nevada residents. LAS VEGAS, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DigiPath, Inc. (OTCBB and OTCQB: DIGP), a life sciences company that creates digital pathology solutions, and is entering into the botanical nutraceutical industry has just received the approval from the Clark County Commission to operate a botanical nutraceutical and cannabis testing laboratory in Las Vegas, Nevada. DigiPath Labs is hoping for final approval by...

New York Senate Approves Use Of Medical Marijuana
2014-06-22 08:08:41

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online New York may become the 23rd US state to approve the use of medical marijuana, as the State Senate passed a bill legalizing limited access to cannabis for health-related reasons by a margin of 49-10 on Friday. According to CNN’s Lorenzo Ferrigno and Haimy Assefa, the bill known as the Compassionate Care Act was passed by the State Assembly earlier that morning. The new regulations, which could take up to 18 months to be fully...

2014-06-21 23:01:12

Savory Spice Shop is opening its first location in Houston, Texas in the historic neighborhood of Rice Village on Saturday, July 21, 2014. Local owners Michelle and Randall Halbert are excited to share their passion for spices and add a little more ‘flavor’ to the Rice Village community. Houston, TX (PRWEB) June 21, 2014 “We are proud to introduce our fresh ground herbs, spices and hand-crafted seasonings to the city of Houston,” said Michelle Halbert, local Savory Spice Shop...

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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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