The Episcopal Church Date: 1982 Legal/Prescriptive Access: Yes Compassionate Care: No Research: No Official Language: The Episcopal Church urges the adoption by Congress and all states of statutes providing that the use of marijuana be permitted when deemed medically appropriate by duly licensed medical practitioners. The Presbyterian Church USA Date: 2006 Legal/Prescriptive Access: Yes Compassionate … Continue reading Religious Organizations Supportive of Medical MarijuanaRead More
This week the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has decided that marijuana will remain classified as a Schedule I substance under the Controlled Substances Act. The decision to keep marijuana in the category reserved for drugs with no accepted medical uses and a high potential for abuse was, according to the DEA, based on consultation with … Continue reading DEA Fails to De-schedule Marijuana, but Opens Path for More ResearchRead More
"Marijuana in its natural form is one of the safest therapeutically active substances known to man. By any measure of rational analysis marijuana can be safely used within a supervised routine of medical care. ... It would be unreasonable, arbitrary and capricious for DEA to continue to stand between those sufferers and the benefits of this substance in light of the evidence in this record."