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DEA Makes Decision on Whether or Not to Reschedule Cannabis

Despite earlier reports that the DEA was set to reschedule cannabis this month, the agency has announced that they will retain cannabis as a Schedule 1 controlled substance, while easing restrictions on those wanting to research the plant. In reaching its conclusion, the DEA says that an evaluation shows that cannabis has no ‘‘currently accepted …

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Hillary Clinton Announces Support for Rescheduling Cannabis

Hillary Clinton has announced that she supports removing cannabis as a schedule 1 controlled substance, which means it has “no known medical value” and is in the same category as drugs such as heroin. Clinton wants to reschedule cannabis to schedule 2, the same category as OxyContin and Adderall. Clinton’s announcement, which was made during …

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American Academy of Pediatrics Endorses Rescheduling Cannabis, Decriminalizing Cannabis Possession

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released an official position paper announcing their support for decriminalizing cannabis possession, as well as rescheduling cannabis so that children with debilitating conditions can use the medicine, and so that more studies can be conducted. “The AAP strongly supports the decriminalization of marijuana use and encourages pediatricians to …

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