WOW.com Web Search

Search results

  1. Results from the WOW.Com Content Network
  2. Justice Dept plans to reschedule marijuana as a lower-risk drug

    www.aol.com/doj-plans-reschedule-marijuana-lower...

    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 ...

  3. Here’s what marijuana researchers have to say about 420 or ...

    www.aol.com/news/marijuana-researchers-420-weed...

    April 20, 2024 at 5:30 AM. It’s 420 or “weed day,” and people around the world will be paying homage to their favorite guilty pleasure: marijuana. Currently, 24 states, two territories and ...

  4. More US states are regulating marijuana. See where it ... - AOL

    www.aol.com/more-us-states-regulating-marijuana...

    Marijuana may remain illegal federally, but in most states, it’s accessible for adult medical or recreational use. On Nov. 7, Ohio voters will be the latest to weigh in on the issue. In 38 ...

  5. Legality of cannabis by U.S. jurisdiction - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Legality_of_cannabis_by_U...

    1998: Initiative 59 was voted in to allow medical marijuana, but was blocked from taking effect by Congress until 2009. 2014: D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray signed a bill that decriminalized possession of up to 1 oz (28 g) of marijuana in the U.S. capital for persons 18 years of age or older. The law made possession a civil violation with a penalty of ...

  6. Removal of cannabis from Schedule I of the Controlled ...

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Removal_of_cannabis_from...

    On December 17, 2009, Rev. Bryan A. Krumm, CNP, filed a rescheduling petition for Cannabis with the DEA arguing that "because marijuana does not have the abuse potential for placement in Schedule I of the CSA, and because marijuana now has accepted medical use in 13 states, and because the DEA's own Administrative Law Judge has already ...

  7. Legalization of non-medical cannabis in the United States

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Legalization_of_non...

    v. t. e. In the United States, the non-medical use of cannabis is legalized in 24 states (plus Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the District of Columbia) and decriminalized in 7 states, as of November 2023. [1] Decriminalization refers to a policy of reduced penalties for cannabis offenses, typically involving a ...

  8. Justice Department takes 'major step' toward rescheduling ...

    www.aol.com/news/justice-department-takes-major...

    May 16, 2024 at 3:53 PM. WASHINGTON — The Justice Department took a significant step toward rescheduling marijuana Thursday, formalizing its process to reclassify the drug as lower-risk and ...

  9. Timeline of cannabis laws in the United States - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timeline_of_cannabis_laws...

    The legal history of cannabis in the United States began with state-level prohibition in the early 20th century, with the first major federal limitations occurring in 1937. Starting with Oregon in 1973, individual states began to liberalize cannabis laws through decriminalization. In 1996, California became the first state to legalize medical ...