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Policy and Legislation

This article by Christopher Ingraham, appears courtesy of the Independent  In a strongly-worded new report out Tuesday, researchers at the Brookings Institution call on the federal government to eliminate roadblocks to medical marijuana research in the U.S. “The federal government is stifling medical research in a rapidly transforming area of public

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Society

For decades large-scale clinical trial research into marijuana’s therapeutic benefits has been blocked in the United States. Now, there is a group of senators pushing for change in marijuana research. Eight democratic senators, lead by Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, submitted a letter dated July 9th 2015 to representatives of

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News

By Ken Dixon This article originally appeared on NewsTimes.com, April 22nd 2015. HARTFORD — Controversy erupted among the state’s medical-marijuana gatekeepers Wednesday when members of the panel administering the program argued over the criteria to expand eligibility. Dr. Deepak Cyril D’Souza, a Yale School of Medicine professor, charged that the

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Research

By Ido Efrati This article originally appeared in Haaretz, April 11th 2015 New research shows – with cautious optimism – that cannabis can kill or slow the development of cancer cells. Medical cannabis is well known to cancer patients. A large number of Israelis receive it as part of their

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