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2014-09-03 23:01:08

During this weekend, students in Boca Raton and Fort Myers will be provided detailed education on businesses within the cannabis industry by national leaders in marijuana business training, Cannabis Career Institute. (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Cannabis Education and Business Training is coming to Boca Raton and Fort Myers this weekend, offering entrepreneurs the chance to become educated in the Marijuana Industry. Florida voters are being polled about medical marijuana usage and an...

2014-09-02 08:30:52

The interview will be featured on CEOLIVE.TV Wednesday, September 3rd 2014 at 9:00am EDT; BreedIT Corp., in a separate announcement, will provide a web link to the interview NEW YORK, September 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BreedIT Corp., (OTCQB: BRDT) through its Israeli subsidiary, BreedIT Ltd., the exclusive worldwide license holder and distributor of highly sophisticated agro-breeding solutions software for plant breeders and researchers, is pleased to announce that BreedIT...

2014-09-01 23:04:00

Medical Cannabis Network Chief Operating Officer John Nicolazzo will be presenting the company’s unique physician software that many in the industry have hailed as a turnkey solution for an issue faced by many physicians wishing to break into the cannabis industry. Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) September 01, 2014 Beginning Tuesday, September 2nd, Las Vegas will be playing host to over 3,000 medical professionals and 10,000 consumers for the annual gathering known as Pain Week. Pain Week is...

2014-08-31 23:04:02

Homeostatic cannabinoid science is the focus found in new research articles from the National Institutes of Health (PubMed), including one on the de-homeostatic (harmful) effects of chronic alcohol use to one’s cannabinoid system. Publius of The Cannabis Papers provides the voice and “Yes We Can” expectations for cannabinoids and our health. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 “Prohibition is our history,” opened Bryan W. Brickner, “and pro-science (empiricism) is our future:...

2014-08-29 23:12:13

The County has given the green light to AltMed to establish a cultivation, processing and dispensing site at a local nursery. Sarasota, FL (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 AltMed, a fully integrated Sarasota company that brings pharmaceutical industry precision to the development and production of medical cannabis, has been granted zoning approval for its primary location in Sarasota County. "Sarasota County officials acted quickly and decisively with a total commitment to attracting new...

2014-08-29 23:10:32

Recently, the Illinois Department of Public Health issued a notice of proposed rule changes that aim to limit the exposure that physicians can seek using traditional methods found in the marijuana industry. Normally, physicians have benefited from the option of using local dispensaries to advertise to new or future patients. (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Under Section 946.300, Qualifications for the Certifying Physician, it states in section b) that “The physician shall not…advertise in a...

2014-08-29 23:01:37

Harbor Village Florida Comments on Overdoses on Painkillers Decreasing in States with Medical Marijuana USA (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 According to a CNN article, entitled Medical Marijuana Laws May Reduce Painkiller Overdoses (8/25), a new study found that those states who legalized medical marijuana to help reduce pain have seen a significant decrease in the number of painkiller overdoses seen. By reviewing death certificate information over a ten year period, and comparing various states...

2014-08-29 12:25:49

PEORIA, Ill., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The growing of industrial hemp ("hemp") in Illinois for research purposes will become legal on January 1, 2015 thanks to Governor Quinn's signing of HB 5085 on August 26th, 2014. This marks the third time hemp legislation has been put before a governor in the state. The two prior attempts were made in 1999 and 2000, but both were vetoed by Governor Ryan. The reason for the 2000 veto was stated to be a lack of private funding of...

2014-08-29 12:25:09

DENVER, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Does your doctor know what you're smoking? Chances are, probably not. To date, nearly 800 doctors have recommended marijuana to the over 112,000 currently registered patients under Colorado's Amendment 20. But the majority of the other roughly 20,300+ active physicians listed with the Colorado Dept of Regulatory Agencies still know very little about it - even though a poll in February 2014 showed 51% of Colorado adults say they have tried it....

2014-08-28 23:09:56

GreenRushReview.com, a marijuana business news website recently added a “Video” section containing information on cannabis companies and the marijuana industry in video format. San Franisco, CA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 GreenRushReview.com, a website dedicated to the emerging marijuana business sector recently launched a “Video” section located at http://www.greenrushreview.com/category/videos/, which contains relevant news and general information on various cannabis companies in...


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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