US Growing Largest Crop of Marijuana for Research in 5 Years

The plan is to grow 2,000 kilograms (4,409 pounds) of marijuana this year at the University of Mississippi.

  • Published 11 July 2019

The U.S. government is growing the largest crop of research marijuana in five years, responding to interest in varieties with high levels of THC and CBD. The government is the only source of pot for nearly all research in the U.S., while it still considers it illegal and dangerous. Scientists have asked for weed that more closely matches what's sold in states that have legalized medical or recreational marijuana, the National Institute on Drug Abuse… Read at AP News