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Response to RainDog (Reply #4)

Thu Aug 8, 2013, 09:20 AM

30. FDA acknowledgement may not be the best thing.

In fact, it would probably set back the progress made by states on this issue.

In all likelihood, a change in policy would be from schedule I to envelopment into the schedule III approval of Marinol...meaning legalized medical marijuana but only of that being maximally-processed (with low active-dosage approved quantities of THC) into pills, tinctures (and only as patent-medicines) by a drug manufacturer (like Sanofi-Aventis) with a prescription (from a doctor (A doctor increasingly subject to DEA oversight to make sure they're not over-prescribing--the net result being that like pain-medication, it will be exceedingly-difficult to obtain even legitimate script.)) and fulfilled at your local drug store (like CVS)...

and never homegrown or anything that is being smoked, steamed, aerolyzed, hydrolyzed, consumed from vegetation or in any way derived from the plant by the end user. Nothing from currently-styled dispensaries. All of which would certainly remain illegal.

You can be certain any such rescheduling will be written explicitly to increasingly-criminalize recreational usage and forestall any potential future push for across-the-board legalization of recreational usage.

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