DEA Set to Rule on Crucial Rescheduling of Marijuana

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DEA Set to Rule on Crucial Rescheduling of Marijuana by Will Yakowicz, Inc.

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency is about to make a decision that could have wide-ranging implications on the state-sanctioned marijuana industry: to reschedule or not to reschedule marijuana’s position as an illegal substance.

Since 1970, marijuana has been on the list […]

DEA Approves First-Ever Trial of Medical Marijuana for PTSD in Veterans

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DEA Approves First-Ever Trial of Medical Marijuana for PTSD in Veterans by Brad Burge, MAPS

Non-profit MAPS receives $2.156 million grant from State of Colorado for first clinical trial of whole plant marijuana for PTSD treatment

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has formally approved the first-ever randomized controlled trial of whole plant […]

FDA To Evaluate Marijuana For Potential Reclassification As Less Dangerous Drug

FDA To Evaluate Marijuana For Potential Reclassification As Less Dangerous Drug

by Matt Ferner, Huffington Post

The feds could actually soften their stance a little when it comes to weed.

The Food and Drug Administration is reviewing the medical evidence surrounding the safety and effectiveness of marijuana, […]

House’s Pro-Medical Marijuana Vote Shocks Even Longtime Supporters

House’s Pro-Medical Marijuana Vote Shocks Even Longtime Supporters

by Ryan J. Reilly, Huffington Post

Even longtime supporters of marijuana legalization were surprised early Friday morning when the House of Representatives voted for an amendment that would prevent the Drug Enforcement Administration and federal prosecutors from targeting medical […]

Government approves medical marijuana research

Government approves medical marijuana research

by Evan Halper and Cindy Carcamo, LA Times

The Obama administration handed backers of medical marijuana a significant victory Friday, opening the way for a University of Arizona researcher to examine whether pot can help veterans cope with post-traumatic stress, a move […]

Feds seize $1M in marijuana from Boulder County grow, raid Nederland dispensary

Feds seize $1M in marijuana from Boulder County grow, raid Nederland dispensary

by Erica Meltzer and Mitchell Byars, Camera Staff Writers

DEA serves warrants across metro area as part of criminal investigation

Federal authorities raided more than a dozen marijuana facilities in the Denver metro area, […]

The Official Story: Debunking “Gutter Science”

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The Official Story: Debunking “Gutter Science”

by Jack Herer

After 15 days of taking testimony and more than a year’s legal deliberation, DEA Administrative Law Judge Francis L. Young formally urged the DEA to allow doctors to prescribe marijuana. In a September 1988 judgment, he ruled: “The […]

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