DEA
Marijuana Science

DEA Announces Plan To Promulgate Regulations For The Approval Of New Cannabis Cultivation Facility Licenses

According to a press release by the U.S. Department of Justice on Monday, the Drug Enforcement Administration has filed a notice in the Federal Register of its intention to promulgate regulations that govern the growing of cannabis for scientific and medical research under DEA registration. This announcement comes just days before a court deadline [read more]

labtesting
Marijuana Science

U.S. Government Approves Increased Production Of Cannabis For Clinical Research

Federal officials have approved plans for the University of Mississippi to grow 2,000 kilograms (4,409 pounds) of cannabis to provide to investigators for clinical trial research, according to the Associated Press. Since 1968, the University of Mississippi farm, which is governed by the US National Institute on Drug Abuse, has held the only available [read more]

DEA
Marijuana Science

Justice Department Urged To Take Immediate Action On Pending Federal Marijuana Grow Applications

The American Psychological Association (APA) is urging US Attorney General William Barr to review more than two-dozen pending applications for federal marijuana grow licenses. In a letter dated Wednesday, February 27, the association urged the Justice Department to “act immediately” on 26 applications pending before federal officials — applications which were [read more]