Remember when we reported that a research arm of the Federal Government admitted this month that marijuana kills cancer and significantly reduces brain tumors?  

You would think this hugely beneficial medical merit would start a federal process to declassify pot as a Schedule 1 narcotic. 

The LA Times explains that "the Schedule 1 classification is for drugs that have no medicinal purpose, are unsafe even under medical supervision and contain a high potential for abuse. In addition to marijuana, heroin and LSD, other Schedule 1 drugs include Ecstasy and mescaline."

Well,  The Leaf Online reports Judge Kimberly Jo Mueller, a Federal District Judge of the Sacramento Division of United States District Court for the Eastern District of California, just ruled that marijuana will remain under this asinine Schedule 1 classification. She is quoted as saying it is now up to Congress to put it to a vote and overturn the ruling.

The LA Times reports that "because of marijuana's Schedule 1 status, federal restrictions make it difficult for researchers to obtain legal cannabis for study." Oh, and that means the DEA can still carry on and arrest people for possession. 

Literally, just yesterday CNN reported on 10 diseases where marijuana can have a significant impact. PTSD and Alzheimer's were on that list.

And when it comes to American sentiment53%, favor its legalization, with 77% supporting it for medical purposes

So, at this point I have to ask WTF Judge Kimberly Jo Mueller?!?! 

To keep marijuana as a Schedule I classification is knowingly ignorant.

- Jen Hobbs, The Off The Grid Team 

In this clip, Jesse Ventura considers moving to Colorado because the state retroactively reversed marijuana charges. At least #StatesRights still prevail. 

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