Washington State Issues First Cannabis Research License to Verda Bio Research

The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) announced that it issued the first cannabis research license to to Verda Bio Research in Seattle, Washington. Verda Bio Research may use the research license to produce, process and possess marijuana for limited research purposes. According to the WSLCB bulletin, Verda Bio Research will be performing research on “cannabinoid based therapeutics.”