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DEA Says It Will Finally Let Others Grow Research-Grade Cannabis

Two days before a federal court deadline, the DEA says it will do what it said it would do three years ago.

Wasn’t the DEA Going to Let Others Grow Research-Grade Cannabis?

Yes, it was. So why has the agency delayed applications? Sue Sisley demands an answer, and the courts agree with her.

CVS Ignores DEA, Says It’s Already Selling CBD Products

The nation's largest drugstore chain is selling CBD products in 8 states. Meanwhile, independent CBD stores are being raided by police in Texas.

FAQ: What to Know About the DEA’s CBD Rescheduling Order

For one, it doesn't actually reschedule CBD.

US Reschedules CBD Drug—but Not CBD Itself

CBD moves from Schedule I to Schedule V, but only for FDA-approved drugs. Everything else is still treated like heroin.

Smoochy Woochy Poochy: The DEA’s 2018 Drug Slang Guide Is Next Level Wow

The DEA spared no expense in the crafting of their magnum opus. While the 2017 edition was little more than a seven page pamphlet, 2018’s clocks in at one hundred and twenty five pages. Which, for the record, is longer than Animal Farm.

What’s Next for Epidiolex Maker GW Pharmaceuticals

Leafly spoke with VP Stephen Schultz about the significance of FDA approval, when Epidiolex might become available to patients, and what’s coming next from the drugmaker.

Is CBD Oil Legal Now? With Epidiolex Approved, It’s Still Not Clear

The FDA just approved the CBD drug Epidiolex. Here's what that means for the legal status of CBD oil nationwide.

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.

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.

DEA’s Ban on CBD Challenged in Federal Court

Is cannabis 'marijuana'? The words used to describe hemp and marijuana are at the crux of a lawsuit challenging the DEA’s ban on CBD.

Medical Cannabis Clearly Saves Lives, Federal Judge Declares

But he may be unable to invalidate the Schedule I status of cannabis. A landmark lawsuit got its first hearing in a New York courtroom today.

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).

With Plans to Sell CBD Nationwide, Lucky’s Market Charts Legal Gray Area

“This is just about the grayest of gray areas as far as federal law and policy,” said Vincent Sliwoski, a cannabis attorney and law professor. “I think the DEA’s even confused about it.”

DEA Report: Cannabis Seizures Climbed by Nearly 20% Last Year

According to the DEA, authorities confiscated more than 5.3 million cannabis plants in 2016—nearly twice what was seized a year earlier.

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