Marijuana Advocates Ask High Court To Mull Reclassification

Law360, Washington (July 19, 2013, 3:15 PM EDT) -- Several medical marijuana advocacy groups has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to weigh in on whether U.S. Food and Drug Administration recognition of acceptable medical uses for the drug is necessary before the Drug Enforcement Administration can relax marijuana restrictions, claiming that requirement is too high.

Americans for Safe Access, the Coalition to Reschedule Cannabis, Patients out of Time and several individuals alleged in a petition for certiorari submitted July 15 that the D.C. Circuit and the DEA have placed too much clout in FDA approval and have ignored peer-reviewed studies that focused on the potential medical purposes of marijuana use....

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