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The latest developments around the fields of

  • Energy
  • Genetics/Genomics
  • Nanotechnology
  • Neuroscience
  • Robotics/AI

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

  • Government
  • Elected Body
  • Neuroscience

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.

FDA 2017 Discussion Paper on Laboratory Developed Tests

  • Government
  • Agency
  • Genetics/Genomics
  • Neuroscience

Original Development Brief – Proposes future regulatory oversight on LDTs, including a risk-based, phased-in approach, and amends key provisions of the 2014 draft guidance.

Scientific Integrity Act (S 338, 115th Congress)

  • Government
  • Elected Body
  • Energy (Coming Soon)
  • Genetics/Genomics
  • Nanotechnology
  • Neuroscience
  • Robotics/AI

Original Development Brief – Requires creation of scientific integrity policies by federal agencies that fund or conduct scientific research, under the guidance of principles established by the Office of Science and Technology Policy. 

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