If Sanders wins, this is Why UCANX: Sanders would issue an executive order directing his attorney general to declassify marijuana as a controlled substance

Submitted by norm@icesaturn.com on Fri, 10/25/2019 - 00:11

If Sanders wins, this is Why UCANX: Bernie Sanders promises to use executive order to legalize marijuana: WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, a longtime proponent of legalized marijuana, promised on Thursday that in his first 100 days in the White House he would issue an executive order directing the drug be removed from the list of controlled federal substances.

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Why UCANX: DEA says it will expand marijuana research, ending years of delay. Attorney General William Barr is "pleased that DEA is moving forward with its review of applications for those who seek to grow marijuana legally to support research."

Submitted by norm@icesaturn.com on Mon, 08/26/2019 - 20:30

Why UCANX: DEA says it will expand marijuana research, ending years of delay. Two days before a deadline to respond to a lawsuit brought by researchers, the Drug Enforcement Administration filed a notice in the Federal Register acknowledging dozens of applications from potential growers. DEA Acting Administrator Uttam Dhillon said the agency is "making progress in the program to register additional marijuana growers for federally authorized research, and will work with other relevant federal agencies to expedite the necessary next steps."