The DEA is Looking to Hire Cannabis Growers for Research | The …

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Have you ever thought about growing cannabis for the federal government? Probably not. I doubt many of us have ever really thought about that even being a possibility – and yet now it is. For years, the government has had only a single marijuana grow in the entire country located at the University of Mississippi. This supply has been enough for the limited amount of research that has been approved over the years, as well as supplying a very small number of medical marijuana patients since the 1970s.

“The future of this industry definitely starts with research,” Bachtell said. “The opportunity to help progress the acceptance, the elevation, and the professionalism of the medical cannabis industry really starts with research.”

However, with the DEA now under the impression that it is finally time to start some serious research

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