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Our Mission

Dr. Jacob Miguel Vigil The Medical Cannabis Research Fund was established in August 2016 by Dr. Jacob Miguel Vigil with the singular mission to harness the vast intellectual and technological resources  from the  University of New Mexico and larger Central New Mexico community for conducting sound and  ethical research on medical Cannabis. The MCRF supports wide-ranging and  often multi-disciplinary research programs that advance basic and clinical knowledge on the safety and potential medicinal uses of Cannabis. The MCRF also supports student training,  academic assistantships, and professional programs that advance research on medical Cannabis.