The World Health Organization made waves earlier this year by publishing its first marijuana review. The WHO had lots to say, including a call to place cannabis in a less restrictive schedule of the 1961 United Nations Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs.
It might not seem like it, but bureaucrats in Washington, D.C., actually want to know what Americans think about the WHO’s recommendation. More specifically, the Food and Drug Administration has reopened the comment period regarding the WHO’s rescheduling recommendation, along with other marijuana legalization issues.
In spring, the FDA’s request for feedback received 1,939 comments, but the agency postponed voting on cannabis-related recommendations until a later date. The agency recently reopened the feedback channel and will keep it open until Sept. 30.
The agency will probably hold a cannabis rescheduling vote shortly after closing the door on comments again. If you’re holding https://www.ibtimes.com/marijuana-news-us-getting-board-cannabis-legalization-2820772