There is one summary for H.R.5549. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (06/21/2016)

Medical Marijuana Research Act of 2016

This bill amends the Controlled Substances Act to:

  • modify requirements regarding the production of marijuana through the National Institute on Drug Abuse Drug Supply Program;
  • establish, with respect to marijuana research, a new federal registration process that is separate from the process for research involving other schedule I drugs;
  • establish a process for registering persons to manufacture or distribute marijuana for medical research purposes; and
  • modify other requirements related to marijuana research and production.