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Controlled Substances Act

Court Rejects Challenge to DEA Rule, Leaving CBD Federally Illegal

Lawyers for the hemp industry say they're working to “carefully weigh” the available options, which includes a rehearing that must be requested within 45 days.

Senate’s Top Republican Introduces Bill to Legalize Hemp Nationwide

McConnell’s bill would remove hemp from the Controlled Substances Act and effectively treat the crop like any other agricultural product.

Judge Dismisses Case to Overturn Schedule I Status of Cannabis

The lawsuit, known as Washington v. Sessions, was brought by five medical cannabis patients. The federal judge sympathized, but had to follow procedural law.

Meet the Lawyer Suing Jeff Sessions to End Cannabis Prohibition

A blockbuster lawsuit in New York could end cannabis prohibition nationwide. Leafly sat down with David Holland, an attorney for the plaintiffs.

A Guide to Federal Drug Rescheduling (And What It Means for Cannabis)

A brief history and guide to the process of rescheduling cannabis from the Controlled Substances Act (and who can make it happen).

FDA Weighs in on Rescheduling Cannabis

Health officials' advice to the DEA could be exciting news, except for one thing: We still don’t know what it says.

Removing Cannabidiol Oil From the Controlled Substances Act Will Allow Crucial Access for Patients

One important aspect of the new federal medical marijuana bill called the CARERS Act is the removal of CBD oil from the Controlled Substance Act.