Report: Justice Department blocking cannabis research permits

The Department of Justice under Attorney General Jeff Sessions is forcing the Drug Enforcement Administration to backtrack on a new policy in which the DEA promised to issue more federal permits for scientific research into marijuana. The DEA’s move a year ago was hailed as a small step in the right direction, since the federal government for decades has blocked any kind of scientific research into possible medicinal benefits of cannabis. According to The Washington Post, the DOJ has “effectively blocked the (DEA) from taking action on more than two dozen requests to grow marijuana ... Report: Justice Department blocking cannabis research permits is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs

Report: Justice Department blocking cannabis research permits

The Department of Justice under Attorney General Jeff Sessions is forcing the Drug Enforcement Administration to backtrack on a new policy in which the DEA promised to issue more federal permits for scientific research into marijuana. The DEA’s move a year ago was hailed as a small step in the right direction, since the federal government for decades has blocked any kind of scientific research into possible medicinal benefits of cannabis. According to The Washington Post, the DOJ has “effectively blocked the (DEA) from taking action on more than two dozen requests to grow marijuana ... Report: Justice Department blocking cannabis research permits is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs