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Cannabis Science CFO Speaks at a Conference Sponsored By the Mexican Congress, A Political Debate on the Regulation of the Cannabis Plant in Mexico

Cannabis Science CFO Speaks at a Conference Sponsored By the Mexican Congress, A Political Debate on the Regulation of the Cannabis Plant in Mexico

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cannabis Science Inc. (OTCBB: GFON.OB): Mr. Richard Cowan, Chief Financial Officer, reported to the Board following his successful presentation to the Legislative Prospects and Public Policy on Cannabis Conference sponsored by the Mexican Congreso de la Unión last week. Mr. Cowans panels presentation brought the conference to a close on April 15, 2009, the day before U.S. President Barack Obama's meeting with Mexican President Felipe Calderon in preparation for the 2009 Summit of the Americas. The three-day conference, held in the magnificent Mexican Congressional Building in Mexico City from April 13 to 15, covered a broad range of cannabis issues, including medical and industrial use.

Cowan stated, "There is a global demand for pharmaceutical cannabis products being developed by CSI as a result of new scientific discoveries. We strongly believe that these new discoveries will help the Obama Administration move forward with the Federal approval of Medical Cannabis to treat a wide variety of diseases, including cancer, bird flu, and neuromuscular disorders, as well as chronic pain and autoimmune disorders."

Please visit Mr. Cowan's website www.MarijuanaNews.com for a complete report on the conference.

About Cannabis Science, Inc.
Cannabis Science, Inc. is at the forefront of medical marijuana research and development. The Company works with world authorities on phytocannabinoid science targeting critical illnesses, and adheres to scientific methodologies to develop, produce, and commercialize phytocannabinoid-based pharmaceutical products. In sum, we are dedicated to the creation of cannabis-based medicines, both with and without psychoactive properties, to treat disease and the symptoms of disease, as well as for general health maintenance.

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