DEA Denial of Petition to Reschedule Marijuana

Joseph L. Fink, Pharmacy Times

Issue of the Case
When the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) denied a petition to have marijuana shifted from Schedule I to a lower level of control based on a determination by the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that marijuana lacks a currently accepted medical use in the United States, did the DEA’s decision constitute arbitrary and capricious action?

Issue of the Case
When the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) denied a petition to have marijuana shifted from Schedule I to a lower level of control based on a determination by the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that marijuana lacks a currently accepted medical use in the United States, did the DEA’s decision constitute arbitrary and capricious action? - See more at: http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/issue/2014/October2014/DEA-Denial-of-Petition-to-Reschedule-Marijuana?utm_source=GoogleNews&utm_medium=GoogleNews&utm_campaign=PharmacyTimesNews#sthash.rll9y4Qz.dpuf