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Mitch Perry Report for 8.12.16 – DEA just says no to loosening pot restrictions

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Advocates for both medical marijuana and the outright legalization of the herb were dealt a blow yesterday when the Drug Enforcement Administration rejected a bid to reconsider how it treats marijuana under federal drug control laws. Along with much more serious drugs such as heroin and acid, pot is considered a Schedule I drug under the Controlled Substance Act. The hope was that it was reclassified as a Schedule II drug, which is how speed and oxycodone are currently scheduled. But…

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