Rescheduling marijuana within the Controlled Substances Act is bad politics and bad policy.
Rescheduling is like going from treating marijuana like heroin and treating it like cocaine.
Say it with us: DESCHEDULE.
That is how we end cannabis criminalization.
“It is impractical at best and disingenuous at worst for the @JoeBiden campaign to move ahead with these policy proposals,” said #NORML Executive Director Erik Altieri.
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Since the cannabis plant was deemed an illicit Schedule I substance in 1970, over 20 million Americans have been subject to arrest for violating marijuana laws, and millions more have been harassed.
RT if you think is unacceptable!
NEW STUDY smashes ‘lazy stoner’ stereotype:
“Current cannabis use was associated with lower BMI and more exercise behavior in healthy older adults wishing to increase their physical activity.”
Illinois just had its biggest month of legal marijuana sales yet.
Retailers sold $47.6 million worth of recreational cannabis products in June, with $12.4 million of that being bought by out-of-state residents.
JUST IN: Oregon's secretary of state announced activists collected enough signatures to put a measure to legalize psilocybin therapy on the November ballot.
This comes one week after a separate measure to decriminalize all drug possession also qualified.
NEW STUDY finds that Colorado’s marijuana legalization law *REDUCES* crime in nearby states, which researchers say “challenges the argument made by the opponents” who argued legal cannabis would hurt neighbors.
Given the clear political benefits of endorsing legalizing marijuana, my conclusion is that Biden’s refusal to get on board simply comes down to a deep-seated ideological tick that simply won’t allow him to fully evolve after decades of being the leading Senate drug warrior.
New Biden-Sanders task force report does *NOT* recommend the former VP back legal cannabis despite majority support from panel members.
“We didn’t reach consensus on legalization. That conversation will have to continue,” a member told Marijuana Moment.
NEW STUDY finds that mouthwash products infused with CBD, CBG and other marijuana compounds "offer a much safer, efficient and natural alternative to alcohol and/or fluoride containing mouthwashes.”