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Ryan J. Reilly

Eric Holder 'Cautiously Optimistic' About Marijuana Legalization In Washington And Colorado | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 04.15.2014 | Politics

CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Attorney General Eric Holder is "cautiously optimistic" about how things are going in Washington state and Colorado following the ...

Ryan J. Reilly

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

18 Members Of Congress Call On Obama To Drop Marijuana From 'Most Dangerous' Category

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 02.12.2014 | Politics

Over a dozen members of Congress are calling on President Barack Obama to reschedule marijuana, with one congressman describing the drug's current cla...

Congressman: 'Ask The Late Philip Seymour Hoffman' If Pot Is As Dangerous As Heroin

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 02.04.2014 | Politics

Rep. Steve Cohen (D-Tenn.) tore into deputy drug czar Michael Botticelli on Tuesday, highlighting federal drug policy's failure to address the substan...

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.

Democracy, Hypocrisy and Medical Marijuana

Heather Donahue | Posted 04.07.2013 | Arts
Heather Donahue

The continued classification of cannabis on Schedule I will make it difficult for the 18 states that have already approved medical marijuana to securely and legally represent the will of their citizens.