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FDA to Consider Marijuana Reclassification

FDA to Consider Marijuana Reclassification

The Food and Drug Administration is reviewing the medical evidence surrounding marijuana to determine whether the agency believes marijuana should be reclassified.  Currently, marijuana is considered a Schedule I...
Obama Administation Orders 1,400 Lbs of Marijuana for Research

Obama Administation Orders 1,400 Lbs of Marijuana for Research

The Obama Administration has put in an order to 1,430 pounds of marijuana for medical research.  On Monday, the DEA made a ruling to adjust the annual production quota...
Obama Says Congress Responsible for Marijuana Being Schedule I Substance

Obama Says Congress Responsible for Marijuana Being Schedule I Substance

During an interview with CNN that aired Friday, President Barack Obama explained that it’s Congress’ job to remove marijuana from the government’s list of Schedule I Controlled Substances, if...
DEA Chief of Operations Calls Marijuana Legalization “Reckless”

DEA Chief of Operations Calls Marijuana Legalization “Reckless”

On Wednesday, Drug Enforcement Administration chief of operations James Capra called the legalization of marijuana on a state level “reckless and irresponsible.” Capra’s comments on legalization came as a...
Colorado Dispensaries and Grows Raided Due to Possible Link to Colombian Drug Cartels

Colorado Dispensaries and Grows Raided Due to Possible Link to Colombian Drug Cartels

On Friday, NUGGETRY News reported that federal DEA agents had raided a number of medical marijuana grows and dispensaries near Denver.  Now, multiple sources are claiming the investigation is...
Feds Raid Colorado Medical Marijuana Dispensaries, Grows

Feds Raid Colorado Medical Marijuana Dispensaries, Grows

Following a recent lull in raids and seizures, federal DEA and IRS agents raided over a dozen marijuana facilities in Denver, Co. and the surrounding areas Thursday morning.  According...
Feds Raid Medical Marijuana Collectives in Washington

Feds Raid Medical Marijuana Collectives in Washington

On Wednesday, federal agents raided an unknown number of medical marijuana collectives in Washington state.  According to DEA spokeswoman Jodie Underwood the raids are now finished, but she declined...
NY Man Stole $90k in Electricity to Run Marijuana Grow

NY Man Stole $90k in Electricity to Run Marijuana Grow

Joel Polanco, 33, from the Bronx, Ny. is accused of stealing over $90,ooo in electricity to run an illegal marijuana grow in West Haven, Ct. Polanco was arrested on...
Feds Launch New Wave of Medical Marijuana Collective Crackdowns

Feds Launch New Wave of Medical Marijuana Collective Crackdowns

Yesterday, California was dealt a blow when the Supreme Court upheld cities’ right to ban medical marijuana collectives.  Now, federal officials are launching a new wave of crackdowns on...
San Diego Medical Marijuana Advocates Speak Out Against Feds After Raid

San Diego Medical Marijuana Advocates Speak Out Against Feds After Raid

At a San Diego City Council hearing, One on One Patient Association’s president Kenneth Cole spoke out in favor of establishing clear medical marijuana guidelines for the city. The...