DC Think Tank: Feds Should Quit Hampering MMJ Research
An influential think tank in Washington DC issued a report Tuesday calling on the federal government to quit obstructing scientific research when it comes to medical cannabis.
“The federal government is stifling medical research in a rapidly transforming area of public policy that has consequences for public health and public safety,” the report, released by the Brookings Institution, reads. “It is increasingly important that the scientific community conduct research on (medical marijuana).”
Barriers to cannabis research have hampered the medical marijuana industry’s growth, as there are few credible scientific studies examining the potential health impacts of