Following last week’s huge news that the Health and Human Services (HHS) is seeking to reschedule cannabis to a lower federal level, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has a decision to make. 

"It's certainly a big deal that a federal agency is finally admitting that cannabis does not belong on Schedule 1 of the Controlled Substances Act," said Morgan Fox, political director of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML).

Although Fox says that the HHS’s recommendation to reschedule cannabis as a Schedule III drug does not do much for cannabis users.

"It would not have any sizable impact on the criminal justice aspects of prohibition and would not resolve that conflict that would really allow states to be …

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