DEA slow to move on marijuana research applications

Almost a year after the Drug Enforcement Administration pledged to grant more licenses to grow marijuana for research purposes, the agency has yet to authorize any such applications. The DEA has received at least 25 applications from those interested in growing cannabis for medical research, but none have been approved or rejected, leading some to question whether last year’s promise was a red herring, according to STAT News. “What has progressed with the DEA over the past year? Nothing,” said Rachel Gillette, a Colorado marijuana attorney. “I would be surprised if we had another conversation ... DEA slow to move on marijuana research applications is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs