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Leahy, Wyden Alarmed by Decreased DEA Enforcement of Pharmaceutical Distributors

While Opioid Crisis Worsened, Number of DEA Cases Against Pharmaceutical Distributors Dropped Significantly, Recent Reports Say

WASHINGTON – Senate Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., and Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden, D-Ore., today sent a letter to Attorney General Loretta Lynch following reports published by the Washington Post concerning  the Justice Department’s oversight of ma

Federal Agencies Commit to Marijuana Scheduling Decision This Year

DEA Responds to Senators’ Requests to Facilitate Medical Marijuana Research

Washington, D.C. – In a response to requests from U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and their Senate colleagues, three federal agencies announced plans to release a determination this year about whether to reschedule marijuana.


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