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"Rescheduling doesn't make it into a medicine," Doblin said, pointing to his group's work in using MDMA- and LSD-assisted therapies for anxiety and PTSD. "We've shown that we can do research with Schedule I drugs." However, as a Schedule I drug, marijuana will continue to follow strict research protocols, including keeping the product under lock and key. … [Read more...] about DEA declines to loosen restrictions on medical marijuana
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