The 1988 case highlighted the DEA's stubborn insistence that marijuana has no "accepted medical use."
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Although the HHS-recommended change would benefit researchers and the cannabis industry, it would not resolve the conflict between state and federal marijuana laws.
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A new report details a startling trend: Federal agencies with no obvious law enforcement purview are spending millions each year on guns and ammunition.
Thanks to onerous regulations, life-saving drugs are more expensive and harder to get.
While Biden issued pardons and ordered a review of marijuana's Schedule I status, he still supports the federal ban on weed.
In times of public health crises, government red tape and misguided communication make matters worse.
From immigration to drug reform, there is plenty of potential for productive compromise.
Cannabis has long been classified as having "high potential for abuse" and "no currently accepted medical use." That makes it harder to study and, therefore, harder to reclassify.
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An inspector general report found poor staff training led to children languishing for weeks in an emergency tent shelter inside an Army base in Texas last year.
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Good public health messaging must be comprehensible, accurate, and actionable.
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The abortion wars have entered a new phase.
Less punitive responses to drug addiction are good, but what about people still stuck in federal prison?
Progressive Democrats Propose Eviction Moratorium Far More Sweeping Than the One the Supreme Court Struck Down
The Keeping Renters Safe Act would give bureaucrats a blank check to ban evictions during future outbreaks.
The whistleblower complaints substantiate reporting from Reason in May describing filthy conditions, untrained staff, and neglect.
Migrant Children Languished in Filthy Conditions Under Eye of Untrained Contractors, Whistleblowers Say
Two federal whistleblowers say they witnessed conditions that "caused physical, mental, and emotional harm affecting dozens of children" at the largest of the government's shelters for migrant youths.
Secret Recordings Reveal Officials Discussing 'Filthy' Conditions of 4,632 Immigrant Kids Held in Texas Tent Camp
In recordings and documents obtained by Reason, officials at the Fort Bliss tent camp admit that children lack basic necessities such as underwear and access to medical care.
The HHS inspector general says the department misreported over $500 million in administrative spending.
Refusing to recommend policy based on bad science isn't unscientific.
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra loves to tell people what they can and cannot do with their bodies.
It hampers transparency and means that relevant health officials who lack clearance can't participate.
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They failed to include even basic safeguards to protect migrant kids.
Either way, it won't address the factors driving up prescription drug costs for American consumers.
The Obamacare contraception mandate is getting a Trump-era overhaul.
"Our vision for a new, more transparent drug-pricing system does not rely on voluntary action," says HHS Secretary Alex Azar.
Trump's Pick For HHS Secretary Is a Former Drug Executive Who Thinks Obamacare is a "Fundamentally Broken System"
Alex Azar's combination of industry and government experience could make him a formidable bureaucratic operator.