Last November, California voters approved a ballot measure to legalize marijuana. Now, the state’s lawmakers are formally calling on the federal government to reclassify marijuana.
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The American Legion, an organization of 2 million U.S. military veterans, recently passed a resolution calling on the Drug Enforcement Agency to support medical marijuana. The resolution was passed during the American Legion’s National Convention, which ran Aug. 30-Sept. 1, 2016, in Cincinatti, Ohio.
In a more minor part of legislative debates on medical marijuana, the [Utah] Senate passed SCR11 on Tuesday calling for Congress to reclassify marijuana to allow more research into its possible medical uses.
On the eve of his reported resignation, US Attorney General Eric Holder said in an interview with Yahoo News that it’s time to reconsider marijuana’s legal classification in the federal government’s scheduling system.