Marijuana Drug Scheduling: Something We Need to Ask Ourselves

A Partnership Piece from The Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University How many readers have consumed marijuana before? How many readers have been actively harmed by someone under the influence of marijuana? It may surprise you to know that marijuana is currently listed under Schedule 1, the most dangerous category, and a class of drugs deemed more dangerous than cocaine, methamphetamine, ketamine, and oxycodone, among others. According to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Schedule 1 drugs have “no currently accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse.” In an interview with Katie Couric last September, outgoing Attorney General Eric...

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