The U.S. has been a hotbed for research on the cannabis plant and its future of medical use, but federal legislation has made it quite difficult to do so within the U.S. borders. Although the U.S. has access to some of the most advanced research technology in the world, scientists are often unable to research the cannabis plant due to older laws regarding the substance.
For those who don’t know, cannabis is currently labeled as a Schedule I narcotic within the U.S. This means that from a federal standpoint, cannabis has no research potential as well as a high rate of addiction. Both of these statements have been proven wrong by research paper after research paper, yet due
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