When the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) passed almost 50 years ago, it created a classification system, known as drug schedules, that prescribe how the federal government views and responds to specific drug compounds.
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A pair of lawmakers behind a historic congressional amendment protecting medical marijuana operations from federal crackdown issued a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder on Wednesday
If Jason Lauve is right, industrial hemp may become an everyday crop in the United States sooner than expected.
U.S. investors in Canada's medical marijuana industry are betting they will not fall under the scrutiny of U.S. law enforcement officers - but it is a risky bet.
CANNABIS CULTURE - It is about to get more difficult to obtain popular pain medications based on hydrocodone, including widely prescribed drugs such as Vicodin.
Their letter points out that scheduling pot among the most dangerous drugs, with no medicinal value, is senseless and harmful.
Obama tells Tapper only Congress can reschedule cannabis
In an interview with CNN Friday, President Obama expanded on his remarks regarding marijuana made in a recent New Yorker interview.
Sen. Patrick Leahy will head up an 'unprecedented' hearing on the Feds' new approach to prosecuting marijuana-related issues -- here's the ground he should cover.
The nation's research-grade cannabis is controlled by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, whose mission to curb use is at odds with that of researchers looking to study pot's therapeutic properties.