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In Historic Vote, US House Passes MORE Act To End the Federal Criminalization of Cannabis

The bill would remove cannabis from the Controlled Substances Act and expunge some past convictions. Still, its path in the Republican-controlled Senate remains unclear.

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Research

A First: National Institutes of Health Issues RFI on Cannabis Research Barriers

The request for information is NIH’s first on these barriers, and it includes eight participants, from the National Cancer Institute to the National Institute on Aging.

Business

Marlboro-Maker Altria Tinkers With Cannabis Flavors

In new patent applications, Altria and the University of Virginia focus on how to modify cannabis plants to “control the formation of terpenes that impart specific flavor and aroma characteristics.”