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Bipartisan legislators ask US to change marijuana’s strict drug designation

Classification creates both risks for businesses in states that have deemed it legal and difficulties for states seeking to regulate a growing industry, legislators say

A bipartisan group of state legislators has called for the federal government to remove marijuana from the list of Schedule I drugs, defined by the US Controlled Substances Act as “drugs with no currently accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse”.

The National Conference of State Legislatures (NCLS) adopted a resolution at Wednesday’s NCS business meeting that means the organization will, under its bylaws, “lobby the Congress, the White House and federal agencies” to change marijuana’s designation under the law. Schedule I is the strictest designation under the federal law. Amongst those drugs listed in the less restrictive Schedule II are methamphetamine and opium.

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10 Marijuana Strains that Promote Activity & Movement

Cannabis is widely known for its sedative and stress relieving qualities, but it can also be used to enhance productivity and stimulate the mind. There are dozens of fantastic sativa and hybrid strains that can promote activity, creativity, and adventure-havingness. Here are a few of our favorites. 10 Marijuana Strains that Promote Activity & Movement


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Bipartisan legislators ask US to change marijuana’s strict drug designation

Classification creates both risks for businesses in states that have deemed it legal and difficulties for states seeking to regulate a growing industry, legislators say

A bipartisan group of state legislators has called for the federal government to remove marijuana from the list of Schedule I drugs, defined by the US Controlled Substances Act as “drugs with no currently accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse”.

The National Conference of State Legislatures (NCLS) adopted a resolution at Wednesday’s NCS business meeting that means the organization will, under its bylaws, “lobby the Congress, the White House and federal agencies” to change marijuana’s designation under the law. Schedule I is the strictest designation under the federal law. Amongst those drugs listed in the less restrictive Schedule II are methamphetamine and opium.

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Marijuana Start-Up Leafedin.Org Releases First Ever iOS MJ Peer Networking App

Previously available on any device’s browser as a free anonymous fully functional web and mobile app, and now available as a dedicated iOS app via the iTunes App Store,LeafedIn.org is the only tool in the marijuana marketplace that focuses specifically on person-to-person networking for any cannabis employment or product need, while at the same time


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DEA Will Not Reschedule Marijuana: Set To Remain A Schedule One Drug

According to the NY Times, which cited three anonymous government officials. the DEA  has decided that they will not be rescheduling cannabis. This is very disappointing not only to the marijuana law reform movement, but the broader drug law reform movement as a whole.  The DEA contends that it will publish new rules in the Federal Register





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Feds Move to Open Up Marijuana Research

Drug policy expert Mark Kleiman has been telling me for years that the biggest obstacle to high-quality research on marijuana is the fact that there’s only one authorized supply source for legitimate medical studies. So I’m totally prepped to see this…