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Marijuana Rescheduling

Matt Ferner

Doctors Call On DEA To Reschedule Marijuana For Medical Research Purposes

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 01.27.2015 | Politics

The American Academy of Pediatrics is requesting that the Drug Enforcement Administration reclassify marijuana as a less harmful substance in order to...

Matt Ferner

Eric Holder Signals Support For Marijuana Reform Just As He's Heading Out The Door

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.25.2014 | Politics

Just as Attorney General Eric Holder prepares to step down from his post, he appears more open than ever to the argument for rescheduling marijuana as...

Ryan J. Reilly

Eric Holder Would Be 'Glad To Work With Congress' To Reschedule Marijuana

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 04.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration would be willing to work with Congress if lawmakers want to take marijuana off the list of what the federal gov...

Should Marijuana Be Rescheduled?

Kevin A. Sabet, Ph.D. | Posted 10.12.2013 | Politics
Kevin A. Sabet, Ph.D.

The issue of "scheduling" is distracting and essentially meaningless, since the differences between Schedules I and II are mainly technical. That is why rescheduling marijuana would mainly serve as a symbolic victory for marijuana advocates.

Adequate and Well-Controlled Studies Proving Medical Efficacy of Cannabis Exist but Are Ignored by Marijuana Schedulers

Sunil Kumar Aggarwal | Posted 06.15.2013 | Politics
Sunil Kumar Aggarwal

Schedule I drugs have "no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States" and "a lack of accepted safety for use under medical supervision" -- a classification that holds marijuana more dangerous than cocaine, morphine, or methamphetamine.

Matt Sledge

Medical Marijuana Case May Head Back To Court

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 03.25.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK -- A medical marijuana group filed a petition on Friday with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, asking for a do-...

Case On Medical Benefits Of Marijuana Heads To Federal Court

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 08.01.2012 | Politics

Medical marijuana advocates will get their day in court later this year, when they argue the therapeutic value of cannabis. The United States Court...