Marijuana State Laws

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Justice Department Blocks Marijuana Research

Justice Department Blocks Marijuana Research

The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) is in charge of classifying various drugs and enforcing the laws that govern the classifications given. Since the ‘70s, cannabis has held a Schedule I classification, placing it alongside heroin and LSD. Nixon’s drug task force recommended to the administration that marijuana not be given a classification due to the fact that they rendered...