DEA seeks dismissal of hemp industry lawsuit fighting drug code for “marihuana extracts”

Published: Jun 2, 2017, 6:38 pm • Updated: Jun 2, 2017, 7:10 pm By Aleta Labak, The Cannabist Staff The legal distinctions between marijuana and hemp are at the center of a debate in a federal lawsuit. The Drug Enforcement Administration stands firm on its drug code for “marihuana extracts”…

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It’s 2016, yet the DEA still refers to cannabis as ‘marihuana.’ Why is that?

Published: Dec 28, 2016, 9:27 am • Updated: Dec 28, 2016, 10:21 am By Christopher Ingraham, The Washington Post The Drug Enforcement Administration recently published a rule in the Federal Register clarifying that certain marijuana extracts — notably cannabidiol, or CBD — are indeed Schedule I controlled substances and just…

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