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2014-09-04 08:23:00

FINAL MEDICAL MARIJUANA BUSINESS & EDUCATION SUMMIT OF 2014 TAMPA BAY, Fla., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Florida Cannabis Coalition announced today that the final installment of its 2014 medical cannabis event series will take place on Friday, September 26(th) at the Hard Rock Hotel in Casino in Hollywood, FL. The event is the first in Florida to feature the Washington D.C. based Marijuana Policy Project, the largest organization working solely on marijuana policy reform in...

2014-09-03 23:12:42

The webinar, in partnership with Asuragen, will be presented live September 10, 2014 1:00pm Eastern Time (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 LabRoots announces a new educational webinar for the NGS community. The webinar, titled “NGS Lessons in Translational Diagnostics: Mining and Migrating Robust Cancer Biomarkers to Unified DNA and RNA NGS Panels,” will be airing live September 10, 2014 1:00pm Eastern Time. In this webinar, a comprehensive approach for NGS-based biomarker discovery will...

2014-09-03 23:07:19

Responding to the scale of tramadol abuse, the DEA just reclassified the drug as a Schedule IV substance (effective Aug. 18/2014) yet despite a genuine need for information, no comprehensive guide to safely tapering and managing withdrawals existed. Choose Help’s new free downloadable eBook, How To Quit Tramadol, fills this information void as the world’s first complete guide to overcoming tramadol addiction and managing withdrawal symptoms. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) September...

2014-09-03 23:03:39

The all-in-one device for carrying and displaying a tablet by PowerSkin aims to raise $35,000 for the design Irvine, CA (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 SpinPadGrip, the most multi-functional, compact and universal device available for carrying and displaying an iPad, tablet or e-reader, has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter today, September 3, 2014. The design aims to raise $35,000 throughout its 30-day campaign. SpinPadGrip’s versatile design functions as both a stand and a...

2014-09-03 23:03:07

The NCPA recently wrote to the U.S. House of Representatives and encouraged them to pass a bill that would make great strides in reducing the number of Americans misusing prescription drugs. Suncoast Rehab backs the NCPA in their efforts, and says that communities must take it one step further in fighting this epidemic. Spring Hill, FL (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 One in four Americans are affected by prescription drug abuse. (1) This growing national epidemic kills more people annually...

2014-09-03 23:01:19

With the Cannabis Industry emerging across the United States as lawmakers are voting for medical marijuana, entrepreneurs now need guidance on creating effective and compliant planning to establish appropriate business infrastructures. Cannabis Career Institute Seminars educate students, provide networking opportunities and outline patient safety guidance to help ensure new industry businesses have a chance to legitimately succeed. Chapel Hill, NC (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Cannabis...

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...

2014-09-03 16:30:07

BALTIMORE, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A study released today by the New England Journal of Medicine is claimed by the authors and the journal to suggest that e-cigarette use could cause cocaine use. In reality, the study shows no such thing, and the authors and journal are just trying to score political points based on an unimportant technical study of mice with no real-world implications. The study results only suggest that mice dosed with nicotine one day react...

2014-09-03 16:29:11

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lazy Botanicals is pleased to announce that it is the Diamond Sponsor of the Central Florida Vapor Expo 2014 (CFLVE). This expo is the first e-cigarette, vaporizer, glass and smoking accessory convention in Central Florida. It will take place in the 4(th) quarter of 2014. This is a public event open to all who want to attend. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140903/142578 Interested individuals can interact with industry vendors and...

2014-09-03 16:29:00

-- Power to lead company after successfully overseeing National Sales Division -- DESTIN, Fla., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Watertree Health, a leading provider of free prescription discount cards, today announced the appointment of Shane Power as President. Power assumes his new role after successfully leading the sales division at the Company. He will now be responsible for overseeing all day-to-day operations and implementing Watertree Health's long-term strategic plan. As...

Latest Pharmacology Reference Libraries

2013-12-24 12:55:45

Pharmacophobia or medication phobia, comes from Greek pharmakon, meaning “drug, medicine” and phobos, meaning “fear”, is the fear of the use of pharmacological treatments. In severe, excessive, and irrational cases, it might be a type of specific phobia. While lack of awareness by patient of adverse drug reactions can have a serious consequence, having a phobia of medications can also have serious detrimental effects on the patient’s health. Medication phobia can also lead to...

Generalized Anxiety Disorder
2013-07-25 15:07:54

Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) is an anxiety disorder with worry about normal, everyday situations such as finance, health and wellbeing in relationships (personal and work related) all lasting longer than six months. Symptoms The symptoms of GAD can include but are not limited to difficulty swallowing, rashes, shortness of breath, fidgeting, headaches, tension, nausea, etc. In order for GAD to be ruled as present, the symptoms and feelings must be experiences for at least six...

European Journal of Medical Chemistry
2012-05-12 22:03:06

The European Journal of Medical Chemistry is a peer-reviewed scientific journal for medical chemistry. It is published by Elsevier. It was established in 1966 under the title Chimica Therapeutica. That name was maintained until 1973. Even after changing to its current name in 1974, the journal was still subtitled Chimica Therapeutica until 1981; from 1982 to 1986 it was subtitled Chimie Therapeutique, indicating its French origin. The Journal publishes studies on all aspects of medicinal...

2009-04-28 16:00:11

Bursera graveolens or Palo Santo is a tree indigenous to South America in Argetina, Paraguay, Boliva and coastal areas of Ecuador. Palo Santo means "holy wood" in English and belongs in the same family as frankincense and myrrh. Although it has been used in homeopathic medicine for years, most recently it is the extraction of essential oils that has put this plant in the spotlight. Limonene, a-Terpineol, Menthofuran and Carvone are a few of the oils derived from this plant. Native...

2005-07-12 18:32:21

Datura wrightii (a poisonous weed) is sometimes used as a hallucinogen. It is commonly called Sacred Datura. Datura wrightii is classified as a deliriant, or an anticholinergic. In the US it is, however, called Western Jimson Weed.

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