420 with CNW – Cannabis Legalization Opponents Admit Federal Policy is Blocking Research

420 with CNW – Cannabis Legalization Opponents Admit Federal Policy is Blocking Research

Apart from marijuana legalization advocates, Friends of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (FNIDA) have also recognized that the federal authorities’ restrictions on marijuana are inhibiting cannabis research. FNIDA also raised the issue of federal limitations to Congress. FNIDA submitted a proposal to a Senate committee on federal restrictions indicating that the status of marijuana and other drugs on the controlled substances list is inhibiting researchers from conducting studies on the drugs. The group (FNIDA) also requested a federal agency, NIDA, to release a report containing all the research hurdles associated with the controlled substance status of cannabis. In a new document published by the Senate, FNIDA describes itself as a coalition of more than 150 scientific and research communities, patient groups, and other organizations whose commitment is to prevent and treat drug use disorders. The group aims to have the Department of Labor, Health and Human Services, as well as the Department of Education and related agencies adopting their language in the financial report for the year 2019. The recommendations made by FNIDA were published earlier this month by the Government Publishing Office, although it is not certain when they submitted their statement. FNIDA is concerned that the federal…

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