NASCAR says no to Colorado hemp oil sponsor

  DENVER - A Colorado-based hemp oil company likely got more than its money's worth after NASCAR ordered a driver to remove its logo from his car last week. While Veedverks never got exposure on national television, the incident made numerous headlines over the weekend. On Friday, NASCAR told Carl Long the logo

Governor Signs Indiana’s First Medicinal Cannabis Bill

"Governor Signs Indiana’s First Medicinal Cannabis Bill" FROM: http://indianapublicmedia.org Gov. Eric Holcomb signed Indiana’s first medical cannabis law Wednesday. It legalizes a form of cannabis – cannabinoid oil or CBD – for the treatment of epilepsy. At the beginning of the session Holcomb indicated that he did not support any proposals that allowed the use of

Indiana Senate OKs treating epilepsy with oil from cannabis

  This isn't just something you make-up, nor define.  There are National and International Standards involved in Chemistry.  It isn't arbitrary for the State of Indiana and their legislature to create their own definition of the CANNABACEAE plant and compounds. "The measure defines cannabidiol as a plant extract or mixture containing less

The Hemp Association issues Statement of Principles/Corrects FDA.

The Hemp Association recently issued their Statement of Principles on Cannabis/Hemp.  Executive Director, Patrick J. compiled the information over the past five (5) years from various Chemical, Scientific and Genetic tests and reports issued since 1996.  This includes the 2011 Genetic Mapping of both "Chem Dawg" - Cannabis strain, and

DEA: Statement of Principles on Industrial Hemp

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Office of the Secretary DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Drug Enforcement Administration DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Food and Drug Administration Statement of Principles on Industrial Hemp AGENCY: Office of the Secretary, USDA; Drug Enforcement Administration, DOJ; Food and Drug Administration, HHS. ACTION: Notice SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of Agriculture, in consultation with the U.S. Drug

Cannabisin B induces autophagic cell death by inhibiting the AKT/mTOR pathway and S phase cell cycle arrest in HepG2 cells.

"This study investigates the anticancer properties of cannabisin B, purified from hempseed hull, in HepG2 human hepatoblastoma cells. The results indicate that cannabisin B significantly inhibited cell proliferation by inducing autophagic cell death rather than typical apoptosis." "These findings suggest that cannabisin B possesses considerable antiproliferative activity and that it may

Cannabis removes Alzheimer’s-related protein from nerve cells

Amyloid proteotoxicity initiates an inflammatory response blocked by cannabinoids The beta amyloid (Aβ) and other aggregating proteins in the brain increase with age and are frequently found within neurons. The mechanistic relationship between intracellular amyloid, aging and neurodegeneration is not, however, well understood. We use a proteotoxicity model based upon the

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