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District of Columbia Classifies Synthetic Pot As Schedule I Drug

By McCarton Ackerman

Synthetic weed like K2 and Spice is now in the same category as heroin and crack cocaine. At least in D.C. MORE  

Morning Roundup: Oct. 16, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Mark Holden claims he wasn't drunk on Dancing with the Stars, cops chase drug suspect through marathon, and man on LSD demands ride to McDonald's. MORE  

Medical Pot Researchers Wrestle with Federal Restrictions

By Victoria Kim

Researchers like Dr. Sue Sisley are hamstrung by weed's status as a Schedule I drug. MORE  

Why Health Insurance Still Won’t Cover Medical Weed

By Shawn Dwyer

Despite growing mainstream acceptance, marijuana’s status as a Schedule I drug keeps it from being covered by insurance for people who need it most. MORE  

Attorney General “Willing” to Discuss Rescheduling Weed

By Paul Gaita

On the heels of congressional pressure, the nation's top law enforcement officer opened the door to reclassifying marijuana in the federal Controlled Substances Act. MORE  

Congressmen Ask Obama To Declassify Pot As Schedule I Drug

By McCarton Ackerman

Spearheaded by Oregon congressman Earl Blumenauer, the letter marks the latest effort by a growing number of politicians to make more sensible marijuana laws. MORE  

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