We have Professor Lyle Craker at UMass - a hero of cannabis reform. I wonder if the state license is enough to do research or if schools will have to wait for federal permission as well? A private school should be able to proceed under state regulation. Here is the licence reg - annual fee is only $1,000 - pretty funny, they can't sell the weed, not hard to imagine where it's going to go:
(6) Marijuana Research Facility.
(a) A Marijuana Research Facility may cultivate, purchase or otherwise acquire marijuana for the purpose of conducting research regarding marijuana products.
(b) A research facility may be an academic institution, nonprofit corporation or domestic corporation or entity authorized to do business in the Commonwealth.
(c) Any research involving humans must be authorized by an Institutional Review Board.
(d) A research facility may not sell marijuana cultivated under its research license.
(e) All research regarding marijuana must be conducted by individuals 21 years of age or