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University of California Irvine Developing an Interdisciplinary Cannabis Research Institute

The University of California at Irvine (UCI) is in the early stages of developing what would be one of the world’s first interdisciplinary cannabis research institutes.

Former Democratic State Senator Joe Dunn, who now lectures in UCI’s School of Law, announced the plans at a roundtable talk on cannabis at the university in early May.

The institute is the brainchild of Dr. Daniele Piomelli, an anatomy and neurobiology professor, who studies how cannabis works in the body. [Read More at The Orange County Register]

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