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New DEA Leader Says Marijuana is Probably Less Dangerous Than Heroin

New DEA Leader Says Marijuana is Probably Less Dangerous Than Heroin

Acting DEA Administrator Chuck Rosenberg acknowledged that heroin is probably more dangerous than marijuana, but that no substances should be promoted.  “Let me say it this way,” he started,...
Doctors Tell DEA They Should Reschedule Marijuana

Doctors Tell DEA They Should Reschedule Marijuana

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has asked the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to review their marijuana policies and to reschedule marijuana.  Currently, marijuana is a Schedule I substance...
DEA Raids Alleged Illegal Marijuana Grows in Denver

DEA Raids Alleged Illegal Marijuana Grows in Denver

In conjunction with Denver, Colorado police, the federal Drug Enforcement Administration raided six marijuana grows in Denver as part of an investigation into an illegal marijuana operation based in...
Federal Judge Rejects Case to Reclassify Marijuana

Federal Judge Rejects Case to Reclassify Marijuana

A federal judge in Grand Rapids, Michigan has rejected claims that marijuana should be reclassified from a Schedule I substance.  The just also ruled that federal policy which lessens...
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...