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New U.S. law promises to light up marijuana research

On December 2, 2022, President Biden signed into law the “Medical Marijuana and Cannabidiol Research Expansion Act" (Cannabis Research Bill), to provide federal support to facilitate research of cannabis and its potential health benefits. Meredith Wadman of the Science news team reports on the latest information and discusses with experts like Dr. Gruber to get their insight. While the new law is a step forward in tackling barriers to cannabis research, researchers still have to face some limitations. “There’s no substitute for studying real-world products that our patients and recreational consumers are using" Dr. Gruber says.

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