Tag Archives: Schedule I

Colorado Republican congressman wants to reschedule marijuana to allow medical research

Published: Mar 9, 2018, 3:09 pm • Updated: Mar 9, 2018, 3:45 pm By Alex Pasquariello, The Cannabist Staff After U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded the Cole Memo in early January, 69 members of Congress, including six of Colorado’s seven members,

Lawsuit challenging Sessions and DEA on marijuana’s Schedule I status dismissed by federal judge

Published: Feb 26, 2018, 6:43 pm • Updated: Feb 26, 2018, 6:58 pm By Alex Pasquariello, The Cannabist Staff A federal judge on Monday dismissed a lawsuit pitting a diverse cadre of cannabis advocates against Attorney General Jeff Sessions and

Cannabis descheduling not one of pharma giant’s ‘core priorities’

Published: Feb 23, 2018, 5:17 pm • Updated: Feb 23, 2018, 5:31 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff A pharmaceutical giant that once developed marijuana-based medicines won’t be advocating for the descheduling of cannabis anytime soon. Indianapolis-based Eli Lilly

Get to know Rep. Matt Gaetz, staunch defender of Donald Trump, guns and medical marijuana

Published: Feb 21, 2018, 12:30 pm • Updated: Feb 22, 2018, 9:47 am By Dan Zak, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON – Everybody went to high school with Matt Gaetz, in some form. You know the type. Contrarian, but well-argued. Obnoxious,

Trial begins for advocates suing Sessions and the DEA over marijuana’s Schedule I status

Published: Feb 14, 2018, 11:03 am • Updated: Feb 14, 2018, 3:07 pm By Karen Matthews, The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Army veteran Jose Belen says the horrors of the Iraq War left him with post-traumatic stress disorder,

Veterans groups react to VA tweak of medical marijuana policy

Published: Dec 20, 2017, 12:54 pm • Updated: Dec 20, 2017, 1:33 pm By Bruce Kennedy, The Cannabist Staff The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs earlier this month issued a new directive for clinical programs that frees its doctors and

World Health Organization: Initial review of CBD doesn’t warrant scheduling

Published: Dec 13, 2017, 10:08 am • Updated: Dec 13, 2017, 11:26 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff CBD, for now, should not be subject to international drug scheduling, a World Health Organization committee determined in an initial review

Florida congressman slams Gov. Chris Christie for “outrageous” medical marijuana position

Published: Nov 2, 2017, 2:59 pm • Updated: Nov 2, 2017, 4:10 pm By Alex Pasquariello, The Cannabist Staff A freshman Republican congressman on Thursday condemned New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie for “outrageous” statements he made comparing medical cannabis legalization

CBD on the international stage: WHO committee delving into science, control status of cannabis compound

Published: Sep 20, 2017, 1:58 pm • Updated: Sep 20, 2017, 5:42 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Cannabidiol is a non-psychoactive cannabis compound touted for its medicinal promise — but marijuana- and hemp-derived extracts rich in CBD and

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