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Marihuana Growers Information

Summary: On December 18, 2020, the DEA finalized this rule which amends 21 Code of Federal Regulations 1318 to facilitate the cultivation of marihuana for research purpose and other licit purposes to ensure compliance with the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) and treaty obligations. The regulations govern applications by persons seeking to become registered with DEA to grow marihuana as bulk manufacturers, and regulations related to the purchase and sale of this marihuana by DEA.

Marihuana Memorandum of Agreements Sample (PDF)

Marihuana Final Rule (PDF)

Marihuana Growers Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (PDF)

Marihuana Growers Q&A

List of the DEA approved Bulk Manufacturer Marihuana Growers:

Biopharmaceutical Research Company LLC

Groff NA Hemplex LLC

Irvine Labs, Inc.

National Center for Development of Natural Products

Royal Emerald Pharmaceuticals Research and Develop

Scottsdale Research Institute

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