Sessions backs marijuana research, but balks at expanding it


During testimony before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Wednesday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said he supports “more competition” in cannabis research but that he isn’t inclined to grant permits to everyone who applied for permission to study the plant.

According to The Cannabist, Sessions said in a response to Sen. Orrin Hatch – a Utah Republican who has sponsored a bill to ease barriers to MMJ research – that 26 applications are pending for permission to do marijuana research.

“I think it would be healthy to have some more competition in the supply but

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