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Feb 21, 2014, 11:33 ET

MAPS: Public Health Service Blocks FDA-Approved Medical Marijuana Research For Veterans With PTSD

Thousands of veterans and other medical marijuana patients nationwide use marijuana to treat symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), but...

Jan 02, 2013, 09:00 ET

New Swiss Study Adds More Evidence For Treating PTSD With MDMA-Assisted Psychotherapy

The following is being issued by the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS): Subjects with chronic, treatment-resistant...

Nov 20, 2012, 03:01 ET

Landmark Study Shows Long-Term Benefits of MDMA-Assisted Psychotherapy For People Suffering From PTSD

People suffering from chronic, treatment-resistant posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) experienced lasting benefits from MDMA-assisted...

May 30, 2012, 17:54 ET

Software Pioneer Leaves $10 Million Bequest To Five Leading Non-profits In Health And Drug Policy Reform

 This year, five leading non-profits at the forefront of health and drug policy reform will benefit from a generous bequest of approximately...

May 10, 2012, 13:31 ET

U.S. Appeals Court To Hear Oral Arguments In Case Challenging DEA's Denial Of License For Medical Marijuana Production Facility

The following is being released by Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS): On Friday, May 11, the United States Court of...

Jul 18, 2011, 13:10 ET

MAPS Helps ACLU Persuade Federal Judge to Use Scientific Evidence to Challenge Harsh Ecstasy Sentencing Guidelines

On July 15, 2011, U.S. District Judge William Pauley III sentenced a defendant charged with selling Ecstasy to 26 months in prison, less than half...

Mar 09, 2011, 19:09 ET

UMass Professor Files Final DEA Brief in 10-Year Fight to End Government's Monopoly on Marijuana for Research

On Monday, March 7, Professor Lyle Craker, Director of the Medicinal Plant Program at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, filed the final...

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