The American Legion Urges Congress Remove Marijuana From Schedule I

Conservative veterans organization The American Legion, with over 2 million members, has passed a resolution to urge congress to reschedule marijuana. Part of the resolution specifically calls out the need for more research on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and the treatment use of marijuana.

“RESOLVED, By The American Legion in National Convention assembled in Cincinnati,Ohio, August 30, 31, September 1, 2016, that The American Legion urge the Drug Enforcement Agency to license privately-funded medical marijuana production operations in the United States to enable safe and efficient cannabis drug development research; and, be it finally,”

“RESOLVED, That The American Legion urge Congress to amend legislation to remove Marijuana from schedule I and reclassify it in a category that, at a minimum will recognize cannabis as a drug with potential medical value.”

Read the full statement from the American Legion.  First reported by

Marco Lopez

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