Tag: Federal Government

Federal Cannabis Farmer Says 8% THC Extremely Potent

The head of the nation’s only federally authorized marijuana farm said he’s baffled by why consumers would want marijuana containing 15 percent or more THC when, according to him, even eight percent is too high. During a podcast interview published last month, federal cannabis farmer Mahmoud ElSohly described how demand for higher potency research-grade cannabis […]

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National Institute on Drug Abuse Hiring Companies to Analyze Weed and Roll Joints

The federal government is hiring professional joint rollers, according to a recent notice published by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). OK, that’s oversimplifying the job quite a bit. But twisting up “standardized marijuana cigarettes” with strains of various potencies will be one of the responsibilities of whatever small business lands a contract with NIDA to prepare […]

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Washington And Alaska’s Governors Push Back After Jeff Sessions Marijuana Letters

Like other Governors of states that have legalized recreational marijuana and received a letter recently from Attorney General Jeff Sessions with concerns about their states’ programs, Washington State and Alaska are questioning the data cited by Sessions in those letters. It’s not only Washington and Alaska, either: Oregon also called out Sessions, saying the data […]

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