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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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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Better late than never: The DEA admits that marijuana is safer than heroin