North Carolina hemp commission considers joining lawsuit against DEA - Cannabis News

RALEIGH -  The state commission charged with fostering an industrial hemp industry in North Carolina is considering joining a lawsuit against a government agency that it agrees is making things difficult: the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.

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North Carolina hemp commission considers joining lawsuit against DEA - Cannabis News

RALEIGH -  The state commission charged with fostering an industrial hemp industry in North Carolina is considering joining a lawsuit against a government agency that it agrees is making things difficult: the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.

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The DEA is looking for candidates to grow marijuana for research — but will it find any takers? – Cannabis News

Wanted: Someone to grow marijuana for the federal government. Benefits: A contract likely worth millions and the chance to enable medical research. Requirements: Ability to deal with the costs and regulations that come with growing an illegal drug for the federal government.

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The DEA is looking for candidates to grow marijuana for research — but will it find any takers? – Cannabis News

Wanted: Someone to grow marijuana for the federal government. Benefits: A contract likely worth millions and the chance to enable medical research. Requirements: Ability to deal with the costs and regulations that come with growing an illegal drug for the federal government.

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Marijuana Advocates to DEA: Talk to the Hand – Cannabis News

The Drug Enforcement Administration says marijuana lacks medical value. So why did the U.S. government file a patent for cannabis — specifying that the plant has multiple therapeutic benefits — as far back as 1999?

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Marijuana Advocates to DEA: Talk to the Hand – Cannabis News

The Drug Enforcement Administration says marijuana lacks medical value. So why did the U.S. government file a patent for cannabis — specifying that the plant has multiple therapeutic benefits — as far back as 1999?

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Georgia parents furious over marijuana ruling – Cannabis News

ATLANTA - Georgia parents fighting to get their children potentially life changing medicine are furious over a federal government’s decision on marijuana.

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Georgia parents furious over marijuana ruling – Cannabis News

ATLANTA - Georgia parents fighting to get their children potentially life changing medicine are furious over a federal government’s decision on marijuana.

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Feds Open Door To More Pot Research While Keeping It Classified As A ‘Dangerous’ Drug – Cannabis News

The Drug Enforcement Administration announced Thursday that it is ending the federal government’s decades-long monopoly on cultivation of marijuana for research purposes, a move that is expected to usher in more scientific analysis of the plant’s medical benefits.

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Feds Open Door To More Pot Research While Keeping It Classified As A ‘Dangerous’ Drug – Cannabis News

The Drug Enforcement Administration announced Thursday that it is ending the federal government’s decades-long monopoly on cultivation of marijuana for research purposes, a move that is expected to usher in more scientific analysis of the plant’s medical benefits.

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Some U.S. lawmakers call on DEA to remove barriers to medical marijuana research – Cannabis News

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A group of U.S. lawmakers is calling on the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) of remove federal barriers on medical marijuana research and to ease new medical research on cannabis and its derivatives.

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Some U.S. lawmakers call on DEA to remove barriers to medical marijuana research – Cannabis News

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A group of U.S. lawmakers is calling on the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) of remove federal barriers on medical marijuana research and to ease new medical research on cannabis and its derivatives.

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Elizabeth Warren joins fellow senators in asking feds for update on marijuana classification – Cannabis News

Sen. Elizabeth Warren has signed on to a letter asking the U.S. Department of Justice and the Drug Enforcement Administration for an update on the agencies' decision about whether they plan to change marijuana's classification at the federal level. Marijuana is currently classified as a "Schedule I" drug under the Controlled Substances Act.

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The DEA is getting dragged 'kicking and screaming' into the new world of marijuana – Marijuana News

Rescheduling marijuana into a different classification wouldn't undo the prohibition on the drug, but it would likely result in increased access to the drug for scientific purposes.

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What a change in DEA's pot rules might mean for medical research – Marijuana News

Most doctors approach medical marijuana with a great deal of uncertainty, because drug laws have hindered researchers' ability to figure out what pot can and can't do for sick patients. That could soon change.

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DEA green lights trial of medical marijuana for PTSD in veterans – Marijuana News

PHOENIX (KPHO/KTVK) - The Drug Enforcement Administration has approved a first-of-its-kind trial to study the effects of medical marijuana as a treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder in veterans.

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Federal Reclassification of Marijuana Could Have Major Impact on Medical Uses – Marijuana News

Federal authorities have announced that they are reviewing the possibility of loosening the classification of marijuana, and if this happens, it could have a far-reaching impact on how the substance is used in medical settings, experts said.

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Federal Reclassification of Marijuana Could Have Major Impact on Medical Uses – Marijuana News

Federal authorities have announced that they are reviewing the possibility of loosening the classification of marijuana, and if this happens, it could have a far-reaching impact on how the substance is used in medical settings, experts said.

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DEA Plans To Decide Whether To Reschedule Marijuana By Mid-Year – Marijuana News

The agency gave no clue whether it will remove pot from its Schedule 1 category of dangerous drugs.

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DEA Plans To Decide Whether To Reschedule Marijuana By Mid-Year – Marijuana News

The agency gave no clue whether it will remove pot from its Schedule 1 category of dangerous drugs.

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