While the United States Drug Enforcement Agency’s marijuana research license isn’t awarded lightly, an Ohio-based organization was recently awarded a Schedule I Researcher license by the DEA to study the effects of marijuana.
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COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 31, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Battelle announced today that it was awarded a Schedule I Researcher license by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), paving the way for the leading research and development organization to conduct marijuana research with human subjects.
Legal marijuana flat-Earthers, like U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, have tried many methods to discredit breakthroughs in medical cannabis, but these efforts at discrediting cannabis stop at the U.S. border.
Marijuana grown by the federal government for research purposes does not have the same quality as the pot from other sources. Until recently, the U.S. federal government had to grow all the marijuana that would be used in scientific research, but researchers have found the government’s pot to be, essentially, irrelevant.
WASHINGTON, May 6, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement at the State Department has gone on record stating that the United States could issue multiple licenses for the cultivation of cannabis for medical and scientific purposes without violating the United Nations Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs treaty.
A highly anticipated study slated to test the efficacy of marijuana on veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder is still in limbo, despite a recent announcement that the National Institute of Drug Administration is ready to supply the researchers with the marijuana that they need.
The Federal Government’s Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) budgeted 21 kilograms of marijuana for 2014, but it just bumped that up to 650 kilograms.