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Justice Dept plans to reschedule marijuana as a lower-risk drug

Justice Dept plans to reschedule marijuana as a lower-risk drug

The Biden administration moved Tuesday to reclassify marijuana as a lower-risk substance, a person familiar with the plans told CNN, a historic move that acknowledges the medical benefits of the long-criminalized drug and carries broad implications for cannabis-related research and the industry at large. The US Department of Justice recommended that marijuana be rescheduled as a Schedule III […] … learn more→

Adolescent pot leaves lasting mental deficits

The persistent, dependent use of marijuana before age 18 has been shown to cause lasting harm to a person\’s intelligence, attention and memory, according to an international research team. Among a long-range study cohort of more than 1,000 New Zealanders, individuals who started using cannabis in adolescence and used it for years afterward showed an […] … learn more→