Reeking of Hypocrisy: What the DEA’s Decision to Keep Marijuana on Schedule 1 Really Means

Last week, the United States Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) decided to maintain marijuana’s status as a Schedule 1 Drug under the Controlled Substance Act. By definition, substances on Schedule 1 have been determined by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as having “no medical use whatsoever” and are also deemed to have a “high potential for abuse.” At the same time, the DEA’s decision came with a relaxation of some of the rules regarding medical cannabis research

Source: Reeking of Hypocrisy: What the DEA’s Decision to Keep Marijuana on Schedule 1 Really Means

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