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Federal Judge Hears Closing Arguments In Constitutional Challenge To Cannabis’ Schedule I Status

Yesterday in Sacramento a federal judge heard closing arguments in a motion challenging the constitutionality of cannabis’ Schedule I classification. At issue is whether a rational basis exists for the government’s contention that cannabis is properly designated as a schedule … Continue reading

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President Signs Federal Spending Bill Protecting State Sanctioned Medical Marijuana Programs

by Paul Armentano, NORML Deputy Director President Barack Obama signed spending legislation into law on Tuesday that includes provisions limiting the Justice Department’s ability to take criminal action against state-licensed individuals or operations that are acting are in full compliance … Continue reading

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