WFLA  |  December 4, 2015

The real regulatory problem is a chicken-and-egg issue according to Fernanda Alonso, a lawyer with Georgetown Law’s O’Neill Institute. Before green-lighting reclassification, Alonso explains, federal regulators want to see scientific evidence that marijuana is safe to study, but the wholesale Schedule I ban on marijuana prevents any body of research from being developed. The end result: no reliable research, no reclassification.

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