September 2018

CLOSE The Drug Enforcement Administration is considering changing how marijuana is classified, which could make it easier to research. The National Institute on Drug Abuse uses cannabis grown at the University of Mississippi for clinical trials..(Photo: University of Mississippi file photo) SAN DIEGO — In a rare move, the U.S. government has approved the importation […]

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Buy Photo Sen. Mike Folmer yells, “We won,” as he speaks before Gov. Tom Wolf signs the medical cannabis bill into law in the rotunda of the Capitol in Harrisburg, Sunday, April 17, 2016. Dawn J. Sagert photo(Photo: The York Dispatch)Buy Photo Much has been accomplished since my medical cannabis legislation was signed into law […]

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Sept. 19 (UPI) — The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration this week approved the importation of marijuana from Canada for research at the University of California San Diego Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research. Although legal in many states, marijuana is still illegal under federal law, which limits the number of U.S. companies that are able to […]

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The stock of cannabis producer Tilray skyrocketed Wednesday, after the founder’s appearance on Jim Cramer’s Mad Money and news of a U.S. clinical trial. How high? Very, very high. Tilray’s stock briefly touched $300 yesterday, with its market cap at $14.4 billion. Trading had to be halted five times throughout the day because it was […]

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  September 12, 2018 The Honorable Bob Goodlatte Chairman, Committee on the Judiciary  U.S. House of Representatives  2138 Rayburn HOB Washington, DC 20515 The Honorable Jerry Nadler Ranking Member, Committee on the Judiciary  U.S. House of Representatives  2138 Rayburn HOB Washington, DC 20515 cc: Members of the House Judiciary Committee Dear Chairman Goodlatte and Ranking […]

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SAN DIEGO (AP) — In a rare move, the U.S. government has approved the importation of marijuana extracts from Canada for a clinical trial, highlighting a new avenue for American researchers who have long had trouble obtaining the drug for medical studies. The University of California San Diego’s Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research announced Tuesday […]

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SAN DIEGO (AP) — In a rare move, the U.S. government has approved the importation of marijuana extracts from Canada for a clinical trial, highlighting a new avenue for American researchers who have long had trouble obtaining the drug for medical studies. The University of California San Diego’s Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research announced Tuesday […]

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