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Tuesday, February 16, 2010


The National Institute on Drug Abuse is soliciting proposals from qualified organizations having the capability to (1) grow, harvest, analyze, store and distribute GMP grade cannabis (marijuana) on large and small scales; (2) extract cannabis to obtain purified phytocannabinoids including delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (delta-9-THC), analyze, and store; (3) prepare marijuana cigarettes and related products; and (4) distribute marijuana, marijuana cigarettes and cannabinoids, and other related products for research and other Government programs upon NIDA authorization.

The link above appears to be the web page for government opportunity listings.

Meanwhile, eBay may be bowing to gummint pressure to remove listings for back-issues of High Times magazines. If the allegations levelled in this story are true, it does not bode well for anyone who thinks that the first amendment means something.

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