Why Hillary Clinton's Plan for Marijuana Simply Doesn't Go Far

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Speaking late last year at a campaign stop in South Carolina, Democrat Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton pledged if elected President to reclassify marijuana under federal law from a Schedule I substance– the most restrictive category – to a Schedule II substance. 
Said Clinton: “The problem with medical marijuana is there is a lot of anecdotal evidence about how well it works for certain conditions. But we haven’t done any research. Why? Because it is considered that is called a schedule one drug and you can’t even do research in it.”

She added, “I would like to move it from what is called Schedule I to Schedule II so that researchers at

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