Tuesday, June 2, 2020

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Secret Memo Shows Trump Administration Blocked Marijuana Research For Years

A secret memo released as part of a recent lawsuit demonstrates how the Trump Administration has quietly blocked marijuana research in the United States.

Feds Will Pay Scientists To Study Marijuana’s Effects On COVID-19

The National Institute on Drug Abuse is calling for research into the effects smoking marijuana has on the coronavirus.

Why Is the DEA Dragging Its Feet To Approve Marijuana Suppliers For Research?

The DEA announced plans to grant licenses to additional growers for marijuana research. In three years, no license has been approved. Dr. Sue Sisley, in response, is suing.

Is The Federal Government Finally Serious About Marijuana Research?

The National Institute of Drug Abuse announced plans to grow the largest crop of research marijuana in five years.

Should You Believe Reports Of America’s First Marijuana Overdose?

Have we just witnessed the first recorded marijuana death in the United States or is something else going on here?

Marijuana For Medical Research Should Be Coming Soon

There have been some developments over the past weeks that suggest the floodgates are starting to crack with respect to this issue.

How The DEA Is Jeopardizing Marijuana-Related PTSD Studies On Veterans

Back in the final months of Barack Obama’s presidency, the DEA announced it would license more growers to supply marijuana for scientific research.

Neuroscientist Claims ‘Vitamin Weed’ Slows Aging Process

Dr. Michelle Ross served as a drug researcher for the National Institute on Drug Abuse, but transformed into a medical marijuana advocate after her frustration mounted from the giant gap in education when it came to the endocannabinoid system.

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