Congressional Briefing to Highlight Need to Fix Research System for Marijuana

Congressional Briefing to Highlight Need to Fix Research System for Marijuana

Top Experts to Testify on Federal Restrictions Holding Back Medical Marijuana Research

WASHINGTON, DC — On Thursday, July 23rd Americans for Safe Access (ASA) is hosting a Congressional Briefing with Representative Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) on federal barriers faced by researchers working to understand the medical uses of marijuana.

The briefing will provide expert testimony on how federal policy has undermined medical marijuana research, the state of  contemporary medical marijuana research and the impact of reform proposals.

Dr. Sue Sisley will present testimony on how federal barriers have directly blocked her research on using marijuana to treat Post Traumatic Stress Disorder including the adverse impacts of the Drug Enforcement Agency licensing only one entity — the National…

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