Conservative Legal Critic of President Obama Urges Declassifying of Marijuana

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A conservative critic of President Obama’s use of executive authority is urging the President to declassify or reclassify marijuana. Illya Shapiro will soon file another brief in a 26-state challenge to President Obama’s immigration actions, yet he wants him to bypass Congress, who still lags way behind the American voters on the issue, and move cannabis out of the ridiculous Schedule I classification that treats the substance the same as heroin, while cocaine is a Schedule II substance. From CATO.org:

President Obama — without rewriting any laws or going outside of his constitutional authority — can direct the attorney general to start the process of reclassifying marijuana as a Schedule IV or V substance, or declassifying it altogether.

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