FDA Calls for Public Comment on Cannabis Rescheduling

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FDA officials have put out a call for public comment about the potential rescheduling of cannabis and several other substances.

The feds want specifically to hear about the substances’ “abuse potential, actual abuse, medical usefulness, trafficking, and impact of scheduling changes on availability for medical use.”

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Opinion: Gov Abbott’s Evolving Views on Marijuana Good For Texas

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Activists in Texas have fought hard for every inch they’ve gained on the issue of marijuana, whether it be in swaying public opinion, obtaining support from public officials, or changing laws.

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Canada Will Change The World Forever With Marijuana Legalization, Here’s How

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The legalization of recreational marijuana is only days away in Canada. This grand experiment will draw the attention of the world. While legalization may seem like a small innovation amongst the monumental scale of world history, its effects will, in fact, be sweeping.

Marijuana legalization will be transformative. With this step, Canada is poised to change the world and its standing within it. Here’s how:

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Texas Gov Greg Abbott Supports Marijuana Penalty Reduction, Hesitant to Legalize Medical Cannabis

During a debate this week between Texas gubernatorial candidates Republican Governor Greg Abbott and Democratic Sheriff Lupe Valdez, the subject of marijuana came up. The question was asked, “What is your stance on marijuana legalization in Texas?”

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Recreational Marijuana Bill Introduced in Pennsylvania

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PITTSBURGH – A Pennsylvania state representative has introduced legislation to legalize marijuana.

The bill, submitted by Rep. Jake Wheatley, would permit the recreational use of cannabis products for adults 21 or older.

The bill would also expunge the records of people jailed on pot-related crimes.

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The Pot Stocks Are Soaring Again After a CBD-Based Drug Took a Step Closer to Commercial Launch

Marijuana stocks ripped higher Thursday after the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration classified a cannabidiol-based drug made by GW Pharmaceuticals in its least restrictive category, setting the stage for commercial launch.

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Timeline For Marijuana Legalization in The United States: How The Dominoes Are Falling

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What you need to know about the past, present, and future of marijuana legalization nationwide.

Going green has taken on a new meaning in the United States. Less than two decades ago, marijuana was illegal in all 50 U.S. states. With Oklahoma passing a ballot initiative in June 2018 to legalize medical marijuana, 30 U.S. states now have broad legislation in place that allows of the use of marijuana.

Think of the states as dominoes lined up one by one. When the first domino topples, it leads to a chain reaction that causes most, if not all, of the others to fall. That’s what has happened, and continues to happen, with state legalization of marijuana. The timeline for marijuana legalization in the U.S. shows how those dominoes keep falling.

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