Americans can legally buy high quality marijuana in most states, but when scientists want to study pot in a lab, they’re basically stuck with schwag.

A little-known research facility at the University of Mississippi is the only place in the country that is authorized to grow and test marijuana for medical research purposes.

But this effort is stymied by a slow process for certifying scientists, a lack of funding and according to pot experts, an inferior product compared to what the booming cannabis sector has rolled out in recent years.

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Sarah Owermohle ~ Politico.com

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