Hot! Federal Court of Appeals Denies Marijuana Rescheduling

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The Federal Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C. denied a petition to have marijuana rescheduled as a Schedule III, IV, or V class drug.

The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) originally denied the petition, stating that marijuana lacks a “currently accepted medical use” and has a “high potential for abuse.” Petitioners, including NORML, ASA, Patients Out of Time and High Times, then sought for a review of the DEA’s ruling. The 28-page decision by the Court denied the reconsideration.

Read the full article here.


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