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420 with CNW — Nevada Judge Rules That Marijuana Should Be Removed from Schedule 1 Classification

Last week, a judge in Nevada ruled that the classification of cannabis as Schedule I substance under the federal Controlled Substances Act went against Nevada’s constitution. This ruling comes after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled that the federal government’s decision to classify marijuana as a Schedule I drug wasn’t unconstitutional, despite being irrational. The case’s defendants argued that cannabis’ scheduling under the Controlled Substances Act had no rational basis because the plant didn’t meet the criteria for inclusion under its current schedule.

The Controlled Substances Act was approved by the 91st United States Congress in 1970 and signed into law by former President Richard Nixon. Marijuana is classified as a Schedule I drug, together with…

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