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DEA responds to lawsuit, pushing forward with medical cannabis research applications

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

September 6, 2019

The brakes have been lifted on medical cannabis research, following a recent announcement from the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). Late last month, the DEA revealed its plans to "facilitate and expand scientific and medical research for (cannabis) in the United States." Cannabis proponents ...

Update: American Legion commander asks VA Secretary to be directly involved in proper cannabis research

Pictured: Denise Rohan, National Commander of the American Legion

Logan Lowrey-Rasmussen

September 24, 2017

On Tuesday, the American Legion once again contacted the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to support the research of medical cannabis as a treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The country’s largest veteran’s organization first reached out in March when it urged the VA to recomm...

A new bill could completely change cannabis research

A new bill could completely change cannabis research

September 20, 2017

Thor Benson / Cannabis News Box Contributor If anyone knows how hard it is to study the medicinal benefits of cannabis, it’s Dr. Sue Sisley. Sisley is a physician who has worked with veterans for over 20 years and has been studying how cannabis could help treat Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Sisley has dealt with burdensome regulations, a DEA a...

Dr. Sue Sisley