9 ways federal marijuana laws are limiting rights of residents in legal weed states

Federal status of marijuana is affecting both everyday cannabis consumers and people attempting to work in the industry. By BROOKE EDWARDS STAGGS / STAFF WRITER Published: Feb. 4, 2017 Updated: Feb. 5, 2017 2:45 p.m. Federal law still classifies cannabis as a Schedule I narcotic, a category reserved for drugs such as heroin that are …

Earl Blumenauer Wants Obama To Drop Marijuana From Dangerous Drug List

Rep. Earl Blumenauer speaks on Capitol Hill about the tax treatment of state-legal marijuana businesses, as anti-tax advocate Grover Norquist listens. | Michael McAuliff Follow: Earl Blumenauer, Marijuana, Schedule I, Controlled Substances Act, Earl Blumenauer Marijuana, Eric Holder Marijuana, Marijuana, Marijuana, Marijuana Schedule I, Obama Marijuana Legalization, Politics News WASHINGTON -- With federal law enforcement …

Court To Review Marijuana’s Medical Benefits

Lucia Graves [email protected]     It started with a coalition of disgruntled Americans, then a handful of governors took up the cause last year, and now -- for the first time in nearly 20 years -- a federal court will hear oral arguments in a lawsuit challenging the classification of cannabis as a dangerous drug …