TITLE

US drug agency blunts supply of marijuana for research

AUTHOR(S)
Frood, Arran
PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Nature Medicine;Mar2009, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p223
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that a license to grow marijuana for research by scientist Lyle Cracker has been denied by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA). Cracker argues that DEA is suppressing science to provide more answers to medical marijuana. It mentions that if license was granted to Cracker, he would have grown marijuana for groups like Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS), who intend to fund researches to develop controlled substances into prescription medicines.
ACCESSION #
36818285

 

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