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By Marijuana Business Daily staff
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration has rejected calls to remove marijuana from its list of the most dangerous drugs in the country but will take steps to make it easier for scientists to study the plant.
In a news release, the DEA said Thursday morning that “marijuana remains a Schedule 1 controlled substance because it does not meet the criteria for currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States, there is a lack of accepted safety for its use under medical supervision, and it has a high potential for abuse.”