Federal Proposal Would Make Cannabis Research Easier | Ganjapreneur

Monday, Aug 5, 2019

A new proposal in the U.S. Senate would lift federal restrictions on cannabis research and direct multiple federal agencies to develop a cannabis research agenda.

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U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-Illinois) has introduced legislation to remove all federal restrictions on cannabis research, hoping to spark more research into the plant, KHQA reports. The Expanding Cannabis Research and Information Act would direct the National Institutes of Health, the Centers for Disease Control, and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to develop a research agenda.