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Speculation is growing about the possibility that the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will review by summer its “Schedule I” designation of marijuana as equal to heroin among the world’s most dangerous drugs. Very few Americans know of or understand the DEA’s drug-ranking process, and a review of cannabis’s history as a Schedule I drug shows that the label is highly controversial and dubious. Disgraced Attorney General John Mitchell of the Nixon administration placed marijuana 
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  States with legal hemp cultivation and medical marijuana programs just got historic support from Congress. Included in the federal spending bill released late Tuesday are amendments that prohibit the Department of Justice from using funds to go after state medical marijuana operations and that block the Drug Enforcement Administration from using funds to interfere in state-legal industrial hemp research. “The enactment of this legislation will mark the first time in decades that the federal 
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At 420 College we have our hand on the heartbeat of the cannabis and hemp community at all times.  We are plugged into the always changing cannabis and hemp laws across the country to keep our students informed with the latest information.  We wish the late Jack Herer a hempy 72nd birthday in heaven today on June 18th, 2014. This week proved to be lucky for hemp and cannabis with new laws passing all over 
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By Kay Lazar and Shelley Murphy, The Boston Globe, June 6, 2014 US Drug Enforcement Administration investigators have visited the homes and offices of Massachusetts physicians involved with medical marijuana dispensaries and delivered an ultimatum: sever all ties to marijuana companies, or relinquish federal licenses to prescribe certain medications, according to several physicians and their attorneys. The stark choice is necessary, the doctors said they were told, because of friction between federal law, which bans 
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