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How to reschedule marijuana, and why it’s unlikely anytime soon

With Alaska and Oregon joining Washington and Colorado in legalizing recreational marijuana, more attention has been focused on the mismatch between federal and state law. Increasingly, what stands in the way of medical science for marijuana is the Controlled Substances Act. In this post, John Hudak and Grace Wallack walk through the administrative steps necessary to reschedule marijuana, and the political, legal, and international barriers that may stand in the way. 

— Read on www.brookings.edu/blog/fixgov/2015/02/13/how-to-reschedule-marijuana-and-why-its-unlikely-anytime-soon/