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2014-01-27 13:39:01

An increasing number of children suffer from the consequences of maternal drug exposure during pregnancy, and Cannabis is one of the most frequently used substances. This motivated the study, published in the EMBO Journal, conducted in mice and human brain tissue, to decipher the molecular basis of how the major psychoactive component from Cannabis called delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol or THC affects brain development of the unborn fetus. The study highlights that consuming Cannabis during...

2014-01-26 23:00:31

Increasing global consumer awareness regarding health benefits offered by tea polyphenols is expected to drive its market over the next decade. More Information of this report at http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/tea-polyphenols-industry San Francisco, California (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 The global market for tea polyphenols is expected to reach USD 367.7 million by 2020, according to a new research report by Grand View Research, Inc. Growing consumer awareness regarding...

2014-01-23 23:00:12

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced today that the Obama administration will issue guidance allowing banks to serve state-legal marijuana businesses. The legal cannabis industry is projected to produce $2.7B in revenue in 2014, but is currently forced to operate almost entirely in cash. Denver, CO (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 The National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) today applauded remarks from U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, announcing imminent guidance from the Obama...

2014-01-23 16:21:56

Ginseng stakeholders challenge 'Appalachian Outlaws' to set the record straight ATHENS, Ohio., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmental, trade and academic organizations are criticizing History(®) (formerly The History Channel) for its false portrayal of the wild American ginseng harvest presented on its 'reality' style show, 'Appalachian Outlaws.' This series showcases trespassing and theft, parodies rural Americans as criminals, and ignores the tradition of wild...

2014-01-22 12:25:59

Mount Sinai Study Pinpoints Molecular and Neurobiological Effects of THC, the Main Psychoactive Ingredient in Marijuana NEW YORK, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Exposing adolescent rats to THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) -the primary psychoactive ingredient in marijuana--can lead to molecular and behavioral alterations in the next generation of offspring, even though progeny were not directly exposed to the drug, researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have...

2014-01-21 23:26:17

Essential Wholesale & Labs offers Turmeric & Neem Scrub combining turmeric, mustard, neem, sea salt, grapefruit essential oil and jojoba oil — to create the perfect body scrub. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Essential Wholesale & Labs offers Turmeric & Neem Scrub. According to aesthetician Laura Badcock, ‘we’ve combined some of the greatest that nature offers to balance oily and blemished skin — turmeric, mustard, neem, sea salt, grapefruit essential oil...

2014-01-19 23:03:41

CannaJuanaBuy.com is hosting a free webinar for all dispensaries, grow houses and producers to discover what CannaJuanaBuy is all about, and how CJB can help each business grow in this competitive market. Denver, CO (PRWEB) January 19, 2014 “Everyone is invited to come discover what CannaJuanaBuy.com is all about. This hour long webinar will take you through CannaJuanaBuy.com's features, and show you how CJB can help your business grow and maximize your audience in just a short...

2014-01-18 23:03:34

The European Union funded campaign Flavor Your Life discusses the roles olive oil, like Tuscan olive oil, can play in everyday life. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) January 18, 2014 Flavor Your Life, a European Union funded campaign dedicated to providing the latest in olive oil industry news, discusses the unique practicality of olive oil, like Tuscan olive oil, in everyday life as well as throughout history. Recently, there has been an increase in demand for extra virgin olive oil throughout the...

2014-01-17 23:05:02

Medical Jane, LLC, a leading technology company in the cannabis industry, launches a redesigned website to help end prohibition through collaboration and education. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 Medical Jane, LLC, a leading technology company in the cannabis industry, has officially launched their redesigned website geared towards educating the masses about the potential therapeutic benefits of cannabis. As it stands, cannabis is classified as a Schedule 1 drug under the US...

2014-01-17 12:25:11

DENVER, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Walking Raven, Denver's first official medical marijuana dispensary applicant in August 2009, received their retail marijuana business license on Thursday, January 16, 2014. Walking Raven, located on S Broadway and Asbury, in the now famous "Green Mile" or "Broadsterdam" section of Denver, will be joining the historic handful of stores that have completed the state and city licensing process; opening their doors to adult retail marijuana sales on...


Latest Medicinal plants Reference Libraries

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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