Johns Hopkins backs out of cannabis PTSD study

Johns Hopkins University has pulled out of a federally sanctioned study on using medical marijuana to treat post-traumatic stress disorder¬†over a disagreement with a research group involved in the study. Losing Hopkins is a major setback for the research program, which has been approved by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. Any findings that show cannabis can be used to treat PTSD could bolster sales of medical marijuana and persuade federal policy makers and the Department Veterans Affairs to approve its use for vets. According to The Washington Post, the university’s decision was made based on a dispute with ... Johns Hopkins backs out of cannabis PTSD study is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs