• Here is the official prepared statement from Senator Chuck Grassley, concerning the need for research on Cannabidiol, or CBD, a non-psychoactive component of the cannabis plant.   Jun 24, 2015 Prepared Statement of Chairman Chuck Grassley of IowaSenate Caucus on International Narcotics ControlHearing on “Cannabidiol: Barriers to Research and Potential Medical Benefits”Wednesday, June 24, 2015 Today’s hearing addresses a timely and important topic. Thousands of children throughout our country suffer from rare, extreme types of intractable epilepsy.  Some of these children experience hundreds of seizures a week that prevent them...

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  • Individuals and States continue to push common sense medicine-policy, as more representatives at various levels of government realize the importance of CBD (Cannabdiol) research, especially in relationship to treating seizures in children.   On June 24th, Senator Chuck Grassley issues the following prepared statement: Prepared Statement of Chairman Chuck Grassley of Iowa Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control Hearing on “Cannabidiol: Barriers to Research and Potential Medical Benefits” Wednesday, June 24, 2015   The hearing addresses a timely and important topic. Thousands of children throughout our country suffer from rare,...