News 8 – CALIFORNIA – The NMMA is now accepting applications for the 2016 Medical Marijuana Testing Research Grant. The government funded program, that tests the “medical grade” for medical marijuana supplied across the United States, is looking for 150 individuals that are willing to spend six months at their facility in Denver, Colorado.
All accepted applicants will be provided housing, food, and financial reimbursement over the entire six month period. All applicants are required to smoke 3 types of marijuana per day which include Sativa, Indica, and Hybrid strains. Subjects approved for this testing must also learn to distinguish characteristics including morphology, effects, flowering time, yields, geographical origin, and flavors. Complete training will be provided.
Applicants must also undergo electroencephalography (EEG) in order to monitor the brain activity with each strain of marijuana consumed. They will also be required to sleep a minimum of 10 hours a day, eat a minimum of three meals a day along with snacking and also perform technical duties which will be described upon approval. If interested, applicants may contact the National Medical Marijuana Alliance for further information.