No One Should Be Jailed For Using Or in Possession of Marijuana - US President, Joe Biden

Date: 18-05-2024 7:44 am (1 month ago) | Author: kacy lee
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President Joe Biden of the United States has said no one should be jailed for using or possessing marijuana.

Biden made the remark while backing the Department of Justice, DOJ, to reclassify marijuana from a Schedule I to a Schedule III drug under federal law.

The reclassification of marijuana will put it in the same category as prescription drugs including ketamine, anabolic steroids and testosterone and no longer classified substances like heroin and LSD.

But, posting on his X page on Friday, Biden wrote: “Too many lives have been upended because of our failed approach to marijuana.

“So today, the @TheJusticeDept is taking the next step to reclassify marijuana from a Schedule I to a Schedule III drug under federal law.

“Right now, marijuana has a higher-level classification than fentanyl and methamphetamine – the two drugs driving America’s overdose epidemic.

“That just doesn’t add up.

“At my request, and guided by science and evidence, HHS and DOJ have studied the drug’s medical use and abuse and dependence potential and are recommending rescheduling – concluding reclassification would remove barriers to critical research.

“No one should be in jail just for using or possessing marijuana.

“Today’s announcement builds on the work we’ve already done to pardon a record number of federal offences for simple possession of marijuana.

“I’m committed to writing those historic wrongs. You have my word.”




Posted: at 18-05-2024 07:44 AM (1 month ago) | Addicted Hero
- blowout at 18-05-2024 08:07 AM (1 month ago)
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Na because that ya agbaya pikin dey smoke am na. Even you sef, I dey carry corner eye look you.
Posted: at 18-05-2024 08:07 AM (1 month ago) | Gistmaniac
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- fineboy77 at 18-05-2024 11:21 AM (1 month ago)
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 Grin Grin Grin Grin

Posted: at 18-05-2024 11:21 AM (1 month ago) | Addicted Hero
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- gogoman at 18-05-2024 01:41 PM (1 month ago)
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His is doing it because of his druggy son!! but idiotic low brain Nigerians will think America is home of freedom  Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
Posted: at 18-05-2024 01:41 PM (1 month ago) | Grande Master
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