DEA: Marijuana Extracts Including CBD are Schedule I Drugs

In new Federal Register notice, Administration clarifies that all forms of cannabis remain illegal under federal law.

The Drug Enforcement Administration clarified that marijuana extracts – including cannabidiol (CBD) – fall under Schedule I drug classification, making all forms of the plant illegal under federal law, according to a notice released today.

In the announcement, “Establishment of a New Drug Code for Marihuana Extract,” the DEA revealed a new identification number for marijuana extract, which is defined as: “an extract containing one or more cannabinoids that has been derived from any plant of the genus Cannabis, other than the separated resin (whether crude or purified) obtained from the plant.”

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