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house Bill H.R. 2020

To provide for the rescheduling of marijuana into schedule III of the Controlled Substances Act.

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Official Title

To provide for the rescheduling of marijuana into schedule III of the Controlled Substances Act.

Summary

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.)

bill Progress


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      house Committees
      Health
      Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security
      Committee on Energy and Commerce
      Committee on the Judiciary
    IntroducedApril 6th, 2017