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Federal Lawsuit Filed: Challenging the Schedule I Status of Cannabis Under the CSA

Federal Lawsuit Filed: Challenging the Schedule I Status of Cannabis Under the CSA

On Monday, a federal lawsuit was filed by cannabis advocates, challenging the Schedule I status of cannabis in the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) as both unconstitutional and irrational. Both long time anti-cannabis voice Attorney General Jeff Sessions, and the acting administrator of the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), Charles Rosenberg, were named as defendants.

Two Cannabis Bills would Offer States Protection from Federal Interference 


Two Cannabis Bills would Offer States Protection from Federal Interference 


In the wake the Trump administrations stance on marijuana in legal states, two new bills have been introduced to congress that would protect the rights of individuals in legal and medical states who are complying with state cannabis laws. One bill would rule out federal prosecution for anyone following state laws, while another seeks to end federal cannabis prohibition entirely, removing cannabis from the Controlled Substances Act.