The Catch-22 of Marijuana Rescheduling

By: Monday February 3, 2014 6:55 am

The controversy caused by President Obama lying about his ability to reschedule marijuana has sparked a debate about how important such a move would really be. For example, Professor Mark Kleiman claims it would have almost no impact because there is currently no FDA approved marijuana.

Arizona Refuses to Approve Medical Marijuana for PTSD

By: Friday July 20, 2012 11:00 am

In a disappointing setback, Arizona’s top public health official, Will Humble, is denying a request to increase the number of conditions medical marijuana may treat. He told the Arizona Republic that there is not enough scientific evidence to prove post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, depression, and migraines can be treated with marijuana. Question: Will you put [...]

White House Offers Dismissive Response to Marijuana Petitions

By: Monday October 31, 2011 9:44 am

Since the Obama White House started the We the People petition site, the petition system has been dominated by requests related to marijuana legalization and medical marijuana. The Obama administration promised to formally respond to petitions with enough signatures — 25,000, raised from 5,000.  So last week as part of the late Friday news dump [...]

Obama’s Multi-Agency War on Medical Marijuana

By: Monday October 10, 2011 9:57 am

When Barack Obama ran for president he promised to respect the states’ medical marijuana laws.  But since taking office Obama has been steadily using more and more parts of the federal government to wage a war on medical marijuana. His Administration’s actions as of late have become so aggressively anti-medical marijuana that the Drug Policy [...]

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