National Institute on Drug Abuse
In an effort to avoid a lapse in federal pot production, the United States government is hoping to commission a few good cannabis farmers to cultivate acres of marijuana for research purposes.
The federal government has been blocking vital research into marijuana's medicinal benefits for decades -- an anti-science crusade that continues today even as we learn more and more about the incredible healing power of this herbal remedy.
The University of Mississippi was selected in 1968 as the United States' first, and only, legal marijuana farm since the drug became illegal in 1937 under the Marijuana Tax Act.
Researchers are currently searching for a legion of stoners to participate in a national clinical study… the only problem is, these stoner guinea pigs must have a willful desire to finally end the dreaded dance with a fictitious vice known as marijuana addiction.