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To provide for the rescheduling of marijuana into schedule III of the Controlled Substances Act.
This bill directs the Drug Enforcement Administration to transfer marijuana from schedule I to schedule III of the Controlled Substances Act. (A schedule I controlled substance is a drug, substance, or chemical that: has a high potential for abuse; has no currently accepted medical use; and is subject to regulatory controls and administrative, civil, and criminal penalties under the Controlled Substances Act. A schedule III controlled substance is a drug, substance, or chemical that: has less potential for abuse than a schedule I or II substance; has a currently accepted medical use; and has low or moderate risk of dependence if abused.)
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HealthCrime, Terrorism and Homeland SecurityCommittee on Energy and CommerceCommittee on the JudiciaryIntroducedApril 6th, 2017
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