“If this bill moves forward, I hope NIDA, DEA and FDA will seek significant input from experienced cannabis growers as they develop standards for good manufacturing practices.”

A key congressional committee approved a bill last week that would require the Department of Justice to issue more licenses for people to grow marijuana for research.

But lost in the excitement about the historic vote, a little-noticed amendment got attached to the legislation that would have additional surprising impacts for cannabis policy.

The provision directs federal agencies to compile a list of “good manufacturing practices for growing and producing marijuana.”

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Tom Angell ~ MarijuanaMoment.net