Talk of rescheduling marijuana has kept the cannabis industry and social media ablaze in 2016—the year when theDrug Enforcement Administration will supposedly announce whether it will reclassify marijuana from a Schedule I to a Schedule II drug.
Recent rumors had a decision coming down as early as July 1 — but it looks as though we may have to wait a little longer.
In a letter released in April, the DEA had told lawmakers that it was actively reviewing information to determine whether to reschedule marijuana; the agency estimated an announcement on that decision would come “in the first half of 2016.” But despite the DEA’s self-imposed deadline, the first half of 2016 ended with no announcement. [Read more at Denver Westward]
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