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1968 – University of Mississippi Becomes Official Grower of Marijuana for Federal Government

“Since about 1968 the University of Mississippi has held a registration from the DEA or its predecessor agency to cultivate marijuana for government use and research activities… [as] the only DEA-registered cultivator of marijuana. The University of Mississippi… supplies marijuana to researchers for studies ranging from chemical research to preclinical toxicology in animals to clinical work on humans.”