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Ohio Lawmakers Want Feds to Reclassify Marijuana as Less Dangerous

Ohio Lawmakers Want Feds to Reclassify Marijuana as Less Dangerous

Ohio Lawmakers Want Feds to Reclassify Marijuana as Less Dangerous

Medical marijuana may be legal in Ohio and 28 other states, but the plant’s presence on the federal government’s list of most dangerous drugs has created numerous legal problems for doctors, researchers, businesses and patients.

Federal Legislation: Cannabidiol Research Expansion Act Introduced

Federal Legislation: Cannabidiol Research Expansion Act Introduced

On May 25, 2017, Sens. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., and Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, announced that they had introduced the Cannabidiol Research Expansion Act, a bill that would ask the Attorney General to reconsider whether cannabidiol should be scheduled under the Controlled Substances Act and expand research opportunities as a means of determining the medical efficacy of cannabidiol and marijuana in the treatment of serious medical conditions.

Defendant in Opioid Kickback Case Claims Right to Smoke Pot

Defendant in Opioid Kickback Case Claims Right to Smoke Pot

A U.S. ex-pharmaceutical sales representative accused of paying kickbacks to induce doctors to write prescriptions for an opioid drug is asserting he has a constitutional right to continue smoking marijuana so he can remain clear-headed for his defense. “It is a very creative defense,” said Keith Stroup, the legal counsel and founder of NORML, a

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Comedian Ron White Launches Pro-Pot Presidential Campaign

Comedian Ron White, best known for being the one guy from the Blue Collar Comedy tour that people who don’t like the Blue Collar Comedy Tour will admit they like, has filed the necessary paperwork to enter the current presidential race as an independent, and widespread legalization of marijuana is one of his chief concerns.


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