(KY) Medical marijuana research resolution clears first hurdle

For Immediate ReleaseFeb. 7, 2019Medical marijuana research resolution clears first hurdleFRANKFORT—A resolution that calls on the federal government to expedite research on the safety and effectiveness of medical marijuana is on its way to full House for a vote.House Concurrent Resolution 5, sponsored by Rep. Danny Bentley, R-Russell, and House Health and Family Services Committee …

Marijuana addiction drug research gets $3 million grant as Obama encourages legalization

By Kelly Riddell - The Washington Times - Thursday, June 25, 2015     The National Institutes of Health is dedicating $3 million to fast-track the development of drugs to treat marijuana addiction — an estimated 4.2 million Americans are hooked on cannabis — even as the president encourages its legalization and more states look …

Until today if you wanted to conduct marijuana research, you’d need to do the following:

In this photo taken Tuesday, May 5, 2015, marijuana plants grows at a Minnesota Medical Solutions greenhouse in Otsego, Minn.  (Glen Stubbe/Star Tribune via AP)   A long-standing bureaucratic obstacle to privately-funded medical marijuana research has just been removed, effective immediately. Until today if you wanted to conduct marijuana research, you'd need to do the …

DEA Ratifies Spike in Marijuana for Research

Production is going from 46.3 pounds to 1,433 pounds – but it’s unclear where the extra pot is going. Marijuana is seen in this 1999 photo at the University of Mississippi. The school cultivates and supplies research-grade cannabis in partnership with the National Institute on Drug Abuse. By Steven Nelson Aug. 26, 2014 The federal …