While they’re soft pedaling the language, the National Cancer Institute, a division of the National Health Institute, is in support of Cannabis as a medicine.

With the track record of the federal government, it’s surprising and very significant that a federal agency would say anything that’s not completely derogatory to the Herb.

At the time of this writing, during the Great Government Shutdown of 2013, the NCI website just has some general points posted. The Science Gymnasium piece contains information that was on the website prior to shut down.