The Department of Health and Human Services is recommending to the Drug Enforcement Administration that cannabis should be reclassified as a Schedule III controlled substance under federal law, according to a report by Bloomberg on Wednesday. Currently, cannabis is a Schedule I drug, which deems it has no medical value and places it in the same class as dangerous drugs like heroin.

Assistant Secretary for Health Rachel Levine, reported Bloomberg, said in a letter that her recommendation was based on a Food and Drug Administration review …

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