Research Society on Marijuana

NIDA Monopoly Ends!

For nearly five decades, the University of Mississippi has been under contract with the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) as the only approved supplier of marijuana (and related compounds) for research purposes.  To make a long, 48-year story short, this monopoly has ended, which will provide more opportunities for marijuana researchers! To learn more, check out the articles below:

http://www.nature.com/news/why-the-us-decision-to-expand-marijuana-supply-for-research-matters-1.20410

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/11/science/obama-administration-set-to-remove-barrier-to-marijuana-research.html?_r=0

http://www.maps.org/news/media/6290-dea-eliminates-monopoly

Posted 122 weeks ago