Marijuana could end up being categorized as a Schedule III substance under the Controlled Substances Act (CSA), reported Marijuana Moment, citing a former top Food and Drug Administration (FDA) official.
How? Howard Sklamberg, who chaired the FDA's Marijuana Working Group from 2014 to 2017, said that could be a result of President Joe Biden last year's request for a review of marijuana's classification under federal law as a Schedule I drug, the same classification as heroin and LSD.
There is no doubt that cannabis scheduling will be a burning topic among many other issues at the Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference in Chicago (Sept. 27-28), where top CEOs, investors, leaders, advocates and politicians will share their thoughts, ideas and experiences.
Sklamberg, who works as an attorney at the firm Arnold & Porter, spoke about a potential marijuana …