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MAPS- Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies & their Struggle to Bring Medicinal Marijuana Research to the Masses

One organization that is doing amazing research into the therapeutic effects of cannabis as well as other substances, is MAPS- Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies. MAPS has been around since 1986 as a 501c3 non-profit  ran by Rick Doblin Ph.D. MAPS has received regulatory approval to conduct a study on marijuana administered through smoking. The study will research marijuanas effects on the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in veterans of war. On March 14, 2014, the U.S. Public Health Service approved the study which was in the works for 22 years.