It’s been a while since we’ve heard about cannabis from Washington D.C. Today, however, there’s been a significant development. A top official at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced a recommendation to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) for the reclassification of cannabis.

The HHS’ recommendation was to move cannabis from Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act to Schedule III. Schedule I is a list of drugs that are dangerous, have no medicinal value, and have a high potential for abuse. While nothing will change immediately, the DEA will now have to conduct a review for themselves to determine whether to follow the HHS …

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