This spring, nearly five years after the Obama administration promised to end the federal government’s longstanding, anomalous monopoly on marijuana for medical research, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) tentatively approved applications by several independent suppliers. But the DEA still maintains that the plant belongs in Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act (CSA), a category supposedly reserved for especially dangerous drugs with no accepted medical use.
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DEA Still Insists Marijuana Has No ‘Accepted Medical Use'
DEA still maintains that the plant belongs in Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act (CSA), a category supposedly reserved for especially dangerous drugs with no accepted medical use.
History – Walking the Delicate Line Between Reporter and Activist
I spent the second half of the 1990s hanging out with people who operate unlicensed radio stations. That was partly because I was covering them as a reporter, and it was partly because I was active in a movement to legalize their illicit transmissions.
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Cubans Rose Up. America Should Step Up.
After thousands of Cubans poured into the streets in early July to protest the island nation’s Communist government, President Joe Biden said America “stands firmly” with the people of Cuba.
Economist John Cochrane Is Still Worried About the Debt
The U.S. national debt held by the public is currently almost $22 trillion, or about $67,000 per citizen, surpassing the country’s annual GDP for the first time since World War II. The Congressional Budget Office predicted in March that the U.S. debt would grow to 102 percent of GDP by the end of 2021, to 107 percent by 2031, and to 202 percent by 2051. Those estimates came before President Joe Biden signed the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill, which made the long-term budget outlook even worse.
How Many Union Members Does It Take To Operate A Train?
President Joe Biden’s proposed $2.25 trillion infrastructure spending bill is more than just a huge barrel of federal cash for road, bridge, and rail projects. It is also a vehicle for reauthorizing America’s surface transportation laws, providing an opportunity for special interests to write new rules and mandates into federal policy.
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Jane Coaston on the polarization of everything
Orange Is the New Shred
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B&B: RIDGE AND BROOKE FEUD OVER DEACON
Ridge visits Hope and Liam and is dismayed to find Deacon there. “Ridge is going down to the cabin to tell Hope how beautiful she looks or maybe to tell Liam how buff he is getting. I don’t remember,” quips Thorsten Kaye (Ridge).
Dean Begs Tori: GIVE ME ANOTHER CHANCE!
FED UP & FILING!
Quick Take with Kimberlin Brown (Sheila, B&B)
Kimberlin Ann Brown Pelzer is an American television actress, best known for her role as Sheila Carter in the CBS daytime soap operas The Young and the Restless and The Bold and the Beautiful from 1990.
Bold and Beautiful
Bold and Beautiful
B&B: HOPE OPENS UP TO BROOKE AND RIDGE
“I’m very excited about this dynamic being explored.”
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Tori's BREAKING POINT!
A WEEK AFTER HUSBAND DEAN MCDERMOTT IS SPOTTED WITHOUT HIS RING, AN ENRAGED TORI SPELLING HEADS TO HER DIVORCE ATTORNEY.
EU INVESTIGATES NVIDIA'S PURCHASE OF CHIP DESIGNER ARM
European Union regulators opened an investigation this week into graphics chipmaker Nvidia’s $40 billion purchase of chip designer Arm over concerns it would limit competition, adding to global scrutiny of the deal.