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Thursday, February 15, 2007

 

Judge rules government supply of marijuana is inadequate

‘Medical researchers need more marijuana sources because government supplies aren’t meeting scientific demand, a federal judge has ruled.

In an emphatic but nonbinding opinion, the Drug Enforcement Administration’s own judge is recommending that a University of Massachusetts professor be allowed to grow a legal pot crop. The real winners could be those suffering from painful and wasting diseases, proponents believe.

“The existing supply of marijuana is not adequate,” Administrative Law Judge Mary Ellen Bittner ruled.’




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