WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Health subcommittee for the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce on Wednesday held a three-plus hours-long hearing on the topic of “Cannabis Policies for the New Decade,” which examined legislative proposals that would allow significant federal policy reform, if passed. Wednesday’s hearing focused mainly on cannabis research. In his opening […]
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – 2020 could be shaping up to be a major turning point for federal cannabis law. Multiple cannabis reform bills will be debated by the congressional committee of House Energy and Commerce’s subcommittee on Health this Wednesday. According to a memo about the meeting, a total of six bills will be included in […]
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Scottsdale Research Institute is persisting with a lawsuit against the DEA, accusing it of delaying tactics regarding its cannabis research application.
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.
Adam Smith and Alex Kreit join host Kris Lotlikar to talk about the White House’s moves to increase marijuana research, the merits of decriminalization, and the latest news in Ohio. Produced by Shea Gunther.
Published: June 26, 2015
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