Why We Should Demand That Congress Reschedule Marijuana

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Like most Americans who follow the debate over marijuana legalization in this country, I was disappointed that the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration this week once again determined that marijuana has no medical use and left it in Schedule I of the federal Controlled Substances Act. Disappointed, but not surprised. NORML first petitioned the DEA to [...]

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DEA Reaffirms ‘Flat Earth’ Position With Regard To Scheduling Marijuana

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The United States Drug Enforcement Administration has rejected a pair of administrative petitions that sought to initiate rulemaking proceedings to reschedule marijuana under federal law. Although the DEA’s ruling continues to classify marijuana in the same category as heroin, the agency also announced in a separate decision that it is adopting policy changes designed to [...]

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DEA Reaffirms ‘Flat Earth’ Position With Regard To Marijuana Scheduling

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The United States Drug Enforcement Administration has decided to reject a pair of administrative rescheduling petitions challenging the federal classification of cannabis as a Schedule I controlled substance with no accepted medical utility, according to advanced news reports published this evening by NPR, the New York Times, Reuters, and other news outlets. The DEA is [...]

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DEA: Marijuana Seizures Decline In 2015

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Seizures of indoor and outdoor cannabis crops by the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) fell in 2015, according to annual data compiled by the US Drug Enforcement Administration. According to the DEA’s Domestic Cannabis Eradication/Suppression Statistical Report, agents eradicated 4.25 million marijuana plants nationwide in 2015. That total is slightly less than the total reported by [...]

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NORML’s Legislative Round Up July 1st, 2016

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Federal lawmakers requested action this week on restoring medical marijuana access to veterans, while proponents in Arizona came one step closer to qualifying to the November ballot. Keep reading to get the latest news and to find out how you can #TakeAction. Federal: A bipartisan group of 11 lawmakers wrote a letter this week to Congressional [...]

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