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The Bill to Legalize Medical Cannabis Research

The Bill to Legalize Medical Cannabis Research

One of the more difficult contradictions for marijuana legalization advocates to rationalize is the prohibition of medical cannabis research. The federal government labels cannabis as a Schedule 1 controlled substance which classifies marijuana as a highly addictive substance with no medical value. Yet, there has been little research permitted by the federal government that would […]

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The DEA Is Allowing Marijuana Imports into the US from Canada for Research

The DEA Is Allowing Marijuana Imports into the US from Canada for Research

After two years of lobbying the DEA to permit marijuana imports in the form of capsules containing THC and CBD from Canada into the United States for research at the University of California San Diego’s Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research, the DEA has finally said yes. Dr. Fatta Nahab led the campaign for approval from […]

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DEA to Issue Press Release on 2019 Increase in Federally Grown Marijuana

DEA to Issue Press Release on 2019 Increase in Federally Grown Marijuana

People that read the press release set to be published in the Federal Register soon by the DEA may roll their eyes. It is the same story from the DEA on how they are going to expand the amount of federally grown marijuana for research purposes. In particular, the expansion of the cultivators may draw […]

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Why Medical Marijuana Research Continues to Stall in the United States

Why Medical Marijuana Research Continues to Stall in the United States

Medical marijuana has become an important part of the medical landscape here in the United States. With 91% of people supporting the legalization of medical cannabis, 30 states having legalized medical marijuana and the popularity of CBD, cannabis seems like it will be here for the foreseeable future. At this juncture expanding medical marijuana research […]

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