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Congressmen address alleged cannabis research obstruction by Justice Department

Congressmen address alleged cannabis research obstruction by Justice Department

Logan Lowrey-Rasmussen

August 24, 2017


Filed under News, Politics

On Wednesday, a group of lawmakers sent a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions which relayed concern about reported moves by the Justice Department to halt cannabis research. Representatives Matt Gaetz Dana Rohrabacher, R-California; Jared Polis, D-Colorado; and Earl Blumenauer, D-Oregon; refere...

New bill would push cannabis to Schedule III

New bill would push cannabis to Schedule III

Logan Lowrey-Rasmussen

August 21, 2017


Filed under Medical cannabis, News, Politics

A new bill before Congress would move cannabis from its Schedule I designation to Schedule III, the same classification shared by tylenol codeine, ketamine and dronabinol. Congressmen Rep. Matt Gaetz (R) and Rep. Darren Soto (D) of Florida introduced legislation Thursday which would transfer cannabi...

Matt Gaetz