Law enforcement endorsements are rushing in for Jeff Sessions, the Alabama senator picked by President-elect Donald Trump to be the nation’s next attorney general. In the 10 days since Trump announced Sessions for the top legal post, at least nine law enforcement groups have come out in support of the senator. The list includes... Read more
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August 11, 2016 Dear Governor Raimondo, Governor Inslee, and Mr. Krumm: The enclosed materials provide the legal and factual bases for our decision, in response to your petitions, regarding the rescheduling of marijuana. 1 I will get to that decision, but I will first highlight broader considerations with respect to ( 1) the law regarding drug scheduling and (2) the current state of marijuana... Read more
WASHINGTON – The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) announced several marijuana- related actions, including actions regarding scientific research and scheduling of marijuana, as well as principles on the cultivation of industrial hemp under the Agricultural Act of 2014. DEA Publishes Responses to Two Pending Petitions to Reschedule Marijuana DEA has denied two petitions to reschedule marijuana under the Controlled Substances Act (CSA). In... Read more
GW Pharmaceuticals issued a press release announcing important clinical news. They recently completed a study of adjunctive Epidiolex (cannabidiol) in the treatment of drop seizures in patients with Lennox Gastaut syndrome (GWEP1423). The press release is available in the following link for your awareness: GW - LGS1 Press Release - FINAL The study randomized 171 patients, with 86 in the 20 mg/kg... Read more