Still waiting: ureaucratic hurdles frustrate researchers seeking to study medical marijuana
MINNEAPOLIS — A year ago, University of Minnesota researchers received a $9.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study pain in patients with sickle cell disease.
Normally, such an award would quickly launch a study, but lead researcher Kalpna Gupta is still waiting on a critical part of the research — and moved the work to California to speed the process.
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