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‘This is the last 4/20’ with marijuana as Schedule 1, congressman predicts

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration will sign off on moving marijuana to Schedule 3 of the Controlled Substances Act, one federal lawmaker believes.

U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer, an Oregon Democrat and co-founder of the Congressional Cannabis Caucus, predicted to reporters on Friday that the DEA would approve health regulators’ August recommendation to reschedule marijuana.


After years of adult-use legalization expanding across the country at the state level, “this is the year we can break the federal logjam” on federal reform, Blumenauer said.

The DEA has been weighing the revolutionary declaration from the federal Department of Health and Human Services that marijuana has medicinal value.

No guess on timing

As for when a decision is coming, the congressman could not offer an estimate.


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