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Federal court rejects DEA request to drop cannabis rescheduling case

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/dea-rescheduling-the-drea_b_11819632

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

August 31, 2020

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) doesn’t seem to be budging on the reclassification of cannabis; it wants to keep the plant bound by Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act.  However, the Administration is not getting its way this time around, with a recent DEA request to dismiss a class...

DOJ Memo says Trump Admin may permit research into cannabis products

DOJ Memo says Trump Admin may permit research into cannabis products

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 26, 2020

Congress is being prompted to take administrative action and broaden its research into cannabis' therapeutic effects. The case has emerged following a “secret” Justice Department document that was forcefully released by a scientist who goes by the name of Sue Sisley. Sisley – in addition to many other scienti...

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