Federal Appeals Court Hears Challenge to Marijuana’s Legal Status

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http://reason.com/blog/2012/10/16/federal-appeals-court-hears-challenge-to

Reason: “Today the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit heard oral arguments in a case challenging the Drug Enforcement Administration’s refusal to reclassify marijuana so it can be legally used as a medicine. Since 1970, when Congress passed the Controlled Substances Act, marijuana has remained on Schedule I, a category supposedly reserved for drugs with a high abuse potential and no accepted medical value that cannot be used safely even under a doctor’s supervision.”

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