MORE Act: Bill To End the Federal Criminalization of Cannabis Reintroduced in Congress

While the bill passed out of the House in December, it still faces a steep climb in the new Congress. And, all eyes remain on another, more comprehensive reform bill, expected soon.

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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.”