Cannabis Research

An unusual syndicate of Congressional forces, including some who remain staunchly opposed to the legalization of marijuana, will march up to the steps of the Capitol later this week to introduce a historical piece of legislation aimed at reevaluating the federal government’s antiquated policies on cannabis research. The goal of this bipartisan movement is to […]

SALT LAKE CITY — Sen. Orrin Hatch unveiled a bipartisan bill this week that would allow researchers to study the medical benefits, if any, of marijuana. Hatch introduced the legislation along with Sen. Chris Coons, a Republican from Delaware, and two Democratic senators — Sen. Brian Schatz from Hawaii and Sen. Thom Tillis from North […]

SALT LAKE CITY — Sen. Orrin Hatch unveiled a bipartisan bill this week that would allow researchers to study the medical benefits, if any, of marijuana. Hatch introduced the legislation along with Sen. Chris Coons, a Republican from Delaware, and two Democratic senators — Sen. Brian Schatz from Hawaii and Sen. Thom Tillis from North […]

SALT LAKE CITY — Sen. Orrin Hatch unveiled a bipartisan bill this week that would allow researchers to study the medical benefits, if any, of marijuana. Hatch introduced the legislation along with Sen. Chris Coons, a Republican from Delaware, and two Democratic senators — Sen. Brian Schatz from Hawaii and Sen. Thom Tillis from North […]

(Photo credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images) Marijuana opponents, supporters unite over bill to reduce medical marijuana research obstacles. An unexpected coalition of Congress members have teamed up to push forward a bipartisan, bicameral bill that would remove a slew of medical marijuana research roadblocks in the United States, as reported by The Washington Post. Rep. Andy […]

Cannabis. Thomson Reuters Frustrated by a lack of funding for medical marijuana research, scientists launched a nonprofit institute to bring together the world’s top researchers, according to The International Business Times. Marcel Bonn-Miller, a professor of psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania, among others, founded the Institute for Research on Cannabinoids (IROC) to intensively research […]

A Colorado university hopes to become one of the few schools to conduct marijuana research. Colorado State University-Pueblo was approved by county officials on Monday to receive $270,000 in funding for medical marijuana research and impact studies, ABC Denver reports. The funding will come from the county’s marijuana excise tax, and will allocate $220,000 for […]

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Colorado State University-Pueblo is well on its way to becoming the first regional comprehensive university to be conducting marijuana research, the school’s provost and Pueblo County leaders said Monday. Medical marijuana research and impact studies at CSU-Pueblo received a boost Monday after Pueblo County kicked in $270,000 to the effort. The university will receive $220,000 […]

A trio of U.S. senators is encouraging the federal government to conduct more research on the medical benefits that marijuana can provide for military veterans. An amendment submitted Monday by Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand (NY), Cory Booker (NJ) and Barbara Boxer (CA), all Democrats, would push the Department of Veterans Affairs (V.A.) to “conduct clinical research on the […]