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Mon Jun 20, 2016, 09:10 AM Jun 2016

UPDATED: DEA To Reclassify Marijuana, Effectively Legalizing Medical Cannabis, Report Says [View all]

It looks like it is going to happen! They will move cannabis from Schedule I to Schedule II.

Not perfect, but this is REAL PROGRESS!!!

UPDATED: DEA To Reclassify Marijuana, Effectively Legalizing Medical Cannabis, Report Says
The DEA will officially reclassify cannabis as a prescription-only, Schedule II drug on Aug. 1, 2016, a report published a few hours ago claims. If true, that means medical marijuana could be legal by prescription — and perhaps only by prescription — in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and the US territories. [UPDATED 6.20.2016]

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It's a start. But, as for me, I want to grow one or two plants for personal use. In_The_Wind Jun 2016 #1
Here in Oregon you can grow four plants at home. Bluenorthwest Jun 2016 #4
Let the good times roll. In_The_Wind Jun 2016 #5
You can in my state of Colorado blondie58 Jun 2016 #8
My state isn't there yet. Medical marijuana is being prescribed. In_The_Wind Jun 2016 #9
Will that change the laws on how people are sentenced mucifer Jun 2016 #2
not likely getagrip_already Jun 2016 #12
Such good news on this wonderful day! Silver_Witch Jun 2016 #3
Gives a whole new meaning to "smoke-filled room." malthaussen Jun 2016 #6
Where does the AMA stand? Dustlawyer Jun 2016 #7
This was from last year OnlinePoker Jun 2016 #10
And marijuana has proven to be a natural anti-inflammatory Elmer S. E. Dump Jul 2016 #32
I don't have time to research it right now blondie58 Jun 2016 #11
Not sure, but the AMA is an organization of VERY conservative physicians. Laffy Kat Jun 2016 #28
a bit of an aside. Here in Sweden we have some of the most draconian laws AntiBank Jun 2016 #13
Wow, that's enlightening -- and frightening. n/t TonyPDX Jul 2016 #33
Let's make tobacco available by prescription only. Spitfire of ATJ Jun 2016 #14
Tobacco is a sacrament in my religion Runningdawg Jun 2016 #17
I know what you mean. My family has Crow.... Spitfire of ATJ Jun 2016 #21
This message was self-deleted by its author rjsquirrel Jun 2016 #29
Every once in a while, I read a post I wish I could rec. Warren DeMontague Jul 2016 #34
This message was self-deleted by its author rjsquirrel Jul 2016 #35
great idea SheriffBob Jun 2016 #25
The rats of WA state have made it easier to buy a gun and kill someone than to get mmj. jtuck004 Jun 2016 #15
Just the start. blackspade Jun 2016 #16
Horrible news. phazed0 Jun 2016 #18
The corpos will still drug test for pot, I'll bet. --nt CrispyQ Jun 2016 #19
Yes, teachers, pilots, fire fighters etc............... leftofcool Jun 2016 #26
This article says the op article is not reliable 6chars Jun 2016 #20
Trying to profit off of 'news'.... alittlelark Jun 2016 #22
Eh! I'm also seeing some things to cast doubt here RussBLib Jun 2016 #24
Post removed Post removed Jun 2016 #23
This is a good step. Lunabell Jun 2016 #27
I'm just happy that Faux pas Jun 2016 #30
Cocaine cannabis_flower Jul 2016 #31
The DEA responded to the rumors RussBLib Jul 2016 #36
Nothing will stop legalization. Politicians on the wrong side will B Calm Jul 2016 #37
And the sooner they get out of office the better... pbmus Jul 2016 #38
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