The Washington State University Faculty Senate and Board of Regents have formed a Center for Cannabis Policy, Research and Outreach (CCRPO) with the idea of overseeing the schools’ comprehensive cannabis research, reported Hemp Today.
“The center status recognizes our researchers’ outstanding, multi-disciplinary scholarship on cannabis. It also brings together under one center work on everything from research focused on the impact of cannabis on development to scholarship on cannabis and public safety, as well as our growing hemp research,” said Michael McDonell, CCPRO Director.
WSU began cannabis research back in 2011, prior to Washington becoming the first state, along with Colorado, to legalize adult-use cannabis in 2012. Now, the university is poised to take its research to the next level as it will employ around 100 scientists to supervise many ongoing...
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