News tagged with cannabis

Ebola.com domain sold for big payout

The owners of the website Ebola.com have scored a big payday with the outbreak of the epidemic, selling the domain for more than $200,000 in cash and stock.

Oct 24, 2014
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Israelis aim to 'fix world' with custom cannabis

At the end of an unpaved road, in a quiet suburb of a sleepy town in northern Israel, horticultural revolutionaries are growing a strain of cannabis they say relieves symptoms of some chronic illnesses but without the psychotic ...

Nov 02, 2012
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Chemists discover cannabis 'pharma factory'

University of Saskatchewan researchers have discovered the chemical pathway that Cannabis sativa uses to create bioactive compounds called cannabinoids, paving the way for the development of marijuana variet ...

Jul 16, 2012
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The hidden cost of cannabis

(Phys.org) -- Around £200m of electricity is being stolen every year to run illegal cannabis farms across the UK. Phil Butler, Co-Director of Newcastle University’s Centre for Cybercrime and Computer Security (CCCS), ...

May 01, 2012
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Study shows exercise can curb marijuana use and cravings

(PhysOrg.com) -- Vanderbilt researchers are studying heavy users of marijuana to help understand what exercise does for the brain, contributing to a field of research that uses exercise as a modality for prevention and treatment.

Mar 04, 2011
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Prohibition of cannabis counter-productive

Prohibition of cannabis in the United States may be counter-productive, with a new study showing that a period of increased law enforcement against the drug coincided with an increase in the number of young adult cannabis ...

Oct 08, 2010
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