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The DEA Has Now Received Nearly Fifty Applications for Federal Cannabis Cultivation Licenses

Until now, in the US, only one entity has been federally approved to cultivate cannabis for research. The DEA will soon issue additional licenses. Here’s who wants in.

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In New York City, Racial Disparities in Cannabis Law Enforcement Persist

Men of color were most often issued criminal summonses for cannabis possession in 2019, according to a new report from Data Collaborative for Justice.

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National Cancer Institute Hosts Week-Long Cannabis Symposium

NCI hosted researchers and officials from federal agencies, including the Food and Drug Administration, and the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

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DEA Releases Final Rule For Federal Cannabis Cultivation Licenses

Four years after it first announced it would approve federally-licensed cannabis researchers, the DEA has finalized the details. Major entities, like Battelle, are already interested.

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Federal Health Agency Seeks Public Input on Pain and Cannabinoids

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, within the Department of Health and Human Services, is conducting a systematic review on plant-based treatments for chronic pain.

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How Does a Cannabis Researcher Secure Federal Funding? The NIH Explains.

The deputy director of the NIH’s National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health spoke as part of an ongoing cannabis research series at Colorado State University Pueblo.

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California Universities Receive $30 Million to Study Cannabis

The grants, awarded by the state’s Bureau of Cannabis Control, come from cannabis tax revenue.

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Colorado: Institute of Cannabis Research Series Launches With CBD and Dogs

A Colorado State University, Pueblo researcher presented her work on cannabidiol and epilepsy in canines, and shared where her research is headed.

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Study suggests cannabis consumers need more anesthesia, pain meds

The study, presented Monday at Anesthesiology 2020, showed that Colorado cannabis consumers, hospitalized for leg surgery after leg breaks, had more pain and needed more anesthesia.

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The FDA Wants to Help Cannabis Businesses Advance Research

During a recent webinar, the FDA detailed how its Drug Master Files process could speed up research, while keeping proprietary information secret.

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Colorado: New Report Examines Implications of Rising THC-Levels in Cannabis Products

“Six years after retail marijuana was legalized in Colorado it is apparent that progress has occurred quicker in the marijuana industry than in science,” health officials wrote.

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Food and Drug Administration Drops Draft Guidance for Cannabis Research and Drug Development

The guidance swings open the door to hemp grown for research.

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Q&A: Cannabis, Public Health, and the Role of Harm Reduction

A survey of Hash Bash attendees demonstrates that even enthusiasts have a lot of misconceptions about cannabis and health.

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Colorado Transportation Report Highlights Attitudes Toward Cannabis-Impaired Driving

How can public health campaigns curb cannabis-impaired driving? A new report finds that the best campaigns “lead with feelings and follow with facts.”

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Is This Hemp? Scanning Technology Could Provide Quick Answers

Researchers at Texas A&M University are working on a handheld spectrometer that could provide a cannabis crop’s THC content.

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Baylor University Study Finds Therapeutic Potential in CBD for Arthritic Dogs

While “pot for pets” has gained popularity in recent years, the US Food and Drug Administration has yet to approve CBD-based drugs for animals.