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  1. SashaShiva

    Religious Marijuana Is Now Legal On The Federal Level

    I have an open Case in Dallas, so I am going to explain everything in this thread and I will post the updates here. This thread explains the Pharmaceutical process DEA Form 225 This thread explains the Religious Law DEA Religious Exemption Process This one explains the Temple The...
  2. SashaShiva

    DEA Religious Exemption Process

    I have contacted the DEA to submit a Petition under their RFRA Exemption Process https://www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/pubs/rfra_exempt012209.pdf DEA Religious Marijuana Petition - The Shaivite Temple I also have a meeting on November 6th with the Marijuana Enforcement Agency, where I will...
  3. Ron Strider

    Trump Drug Enforcement Agency Choice To Light Up Pot Politics

    President Trump will replace the nation's top anti-drug official Sunday, when Chuck Rosenberg steps down after more than two years leading the Drug Enforcement Administration, and marijuana partisans are anxiously awaiting his pick. It's unclear who Trump will make acting administrator, or if...
  4. Ron Strider

    Justice Department At Odds With DEA On Marijuana Research, MS-13

    The Justice Department under Attorney General Jeff Sessions has effectively blocked the Drug Enforcement Administration from taking action on more than two dozen requests to grow marijuana to use in research, one of a number of areas in which the anti-drug agency is at odds with the Trump...
  5. Ron Strider

    U.S. Called For New Marijuana Research Bids--But Granted No Approvals

    Almost a year after the Drug Enforcement Administration announced it would consider granting additional licenses to cultivate cannabis for research purposes–and despite drawing 25 applicants so far–the agency has yet to greenlight a new grow operation. The DEA says it does not have a timeline...
  6. Ron Strider

    What's Going On With The DEA And CBD

    CBD oil, in particular, has proved to be a sticking point for the Drug Enforcement Administration. Cannabidiol, the non-intoxicating component of the cannabis plant, is used for medical marijuana patients who don't want or need to feel a high–think people suffering from Crohn's disease or...
  7. Ron Strider

    DEA: Hemp Industry Had No Right to Challenge 'Marijuana Extract' Rule

    The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) wants to dismiss a lawsuit challenging a "marijuana extract" rule. DEA's publication of the rule immediately caused an uproar in the burgeoning cannabidiol (CBD) industry, prompting the Hemp Industries Association (HIA), Centuria Natural Foods Inc...
  8. Ron Strider

    Hemp History Week, Hilarious Weed Slang, And A Cannabis Co-Working Space

    This has been a rather chill week for weed, but a big one for hemp! It's is Hemp History Week, and hemp fans everywhere are celebrating, including Mitch McConnell. But meanwhile, the DEA won't change their drug code to exclude industrial hemp from their definition of marijuana–which hampers...
  9. W

    The case to remove cannabis from the drug schedules completely

    The Case to remove cannabis from drug schedules completely Cannabis is currently in Schedule I. Substances in this schedule have no currently accepted medical use in the United States, a lack of accepted safety for use under medical supervision, and a high potential for abuse. Schedule I...
  10. Ron Strider

    DEA Lied About Honduras Incident, Not Guilty Verdict in SD MJ Case And More

    A joint report from the Justice and State inspector generals' finds that the DEA lied and covered up the facts in a 2012 Honduran raid that left four innocent civilians dead, Peruvian security forces prepare to enter forbidden territory in the country's coca heartland, the South Dakota attorney...
  11. K

    Hemp Industries Association Sues DEA For Regulating Hemp As A Schedule I Drug

    The Hemp Industries Association (HIA) has filed a motion against the DEA, challenging the agency's handling of hemp foods as Schedule I drugs. On February 6, the HIA filed a motion to find the DEA in contempt of court for failing to comply with a 13-year-old court injunction, prohibiting the...
  12. K

    DEA Removes Misleading Information About Marijuana From Its Website

    The DEA has removed from its website information deemed inaccurate about marijuana following months of public pressure. Americans for Safe Access, a national nonprofit dedicated to making cannabis legal, filed a legal request with the Justice Department last year in hopes of forcing the DEA...
  13. K

    As Medicinal Cannabis Heals More People, Federal Government Increases Restrictions

    The most recent governmental bureaucratic actions against medical cannabis was a joint effort of the DEA and FDA, both of which work together to ensure the pharmaceutical industry can dominate medical applications of cannabis. Early this year, 2017, cannabidiol (CBD) was placed firmly as a...
  14. K

    DEA 'Chief Propagandist' Says Agency Knows Cannabis Is Safe, Keeps Illegal For Profit

    A former "chief propagandist" for the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), now turned cannabis advocate, made startling comments at the recent Marijuana for Medical Professionals Conference in Denver, Colorado. There, Belita Nelson described what many of us suspected — the DEA is corrupt to the...
  15. K

    Don't Expect Nationwide Marijuana Legalization Under The Trump Administration

    With the inauguration of Donald Trump on January 20, the United States got a new president. And with that new president comes a long list of new appointees across various federal agencies and departments. While President Trump's cabinet selection process has played out publicly, a variety of...
  16. K

    25 Lies About Cannabis On The DEA Website - Refuted By The DEA Itself In 2016

    With eight states legalizing recreational cannabis and 26 other states legalizing medical cannabis use, federal government is the biggest obstacle to freedom — despite more and more U.S. lawmakers pushing for medical access and even complete decriminalization. By far the biggest obstruction...
  17. K

    National Academy Of Sciences Pushes For Rescheduling Of Marijuana

    The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) may believe marijuana is as harmful as heroin, but the science community is backing down on demonizing marijuana. The National Academy of Sciences released a new report last week that reviewed 10,000 scientific abstracts and reached nearly 100...
  18. K

    Denver Law Firm Taking DEA To Court Over New Rule For CBD And Hemp

    Last month, the Drug Enforcement Administration issued a new rule for marijuana extracts forcing any business using hemp or CBD products to register with the federal government using a new code – even if those products have under 0.3 percent THC. At the time, the Hoban Law Group said it would...
  19. K

    DEA's Latest Move Has Many In The Marijuana Industry Worried About Next Four Years

    Last month, the Drug Enforcement Administration quietly updated the Federal Register to include a new drug code for "marihuana extracts" under the Controlled Substances Act. The DEA asserts that the move was meant to better track these materials and to comply with international treaties, saying...
  20. K

    No More Fake News - Obama Should Require Truthful Data On Medical Marijuana

    Since the day Obama became President, there have been rumors that on his last day of office he would somehow do a mic drop and make marijuana legal. This is not legally possible but there is something he could do before he leaves office to finally put an end to "reefer madness": update the Drug...