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Cannabidiol Research Expansion Act (S 1276, 115th Congress) Download PDF

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Requires the Department of Justice to make a determination as to whether cannabidiol should be a controlled, scheduled substance under the Controlled Substances Act, and expands research on the potential medical benefits of cannabidiol and other marijuana components.

Updated last June 9, 2017
for the 05/25/2017 version of S 1276.
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S 1276, the Cannabidiol Research Expansion Act, would require the Department of Justice to make a determination as to whether cannabidiol should be a controlled, scheduled substance under the Controlled Substances Act, and expands research on the potential medical benefits of cannabidiol and other marijuana components. The bill would also make it legal to possess or transport cannabidiol or any other nonpsychoactive component of marijuana for the purpose of treating epilepsy when other treatments have failed.

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