The paper spoke to advocates who criticized the ruling but are pleased that the government has finally responded, which allows them to appeal to the federal courts.
I thought it had been widely accepted as good for glaucoma patients and it helped patients on chemo? I remember actually being prescribed pills that were the active ingredient [THC I believe] of marijuana. Course those were pills and I had to pay a hefty price for them. Growing a little would have been much easier.
I don't happen to like pot, never cared for it myself [in my ill spent youth], but it does help with some illnesses. I know that BIG PHARMA doesn't want it rescheduled, but to decide it had NO medical value.. hmm I'm actually a little surprised, given the number of people who use the drug for medical puurposes here in the US.