When President Richard Nixon signed the 1970 Controlled Substances Act, the federal government put marijuana in the category of the nation’s most dangerous drugs, along with LSD, heroin, and mescaline. Pot is listed as a Schedule 1 drug, with a high potential for abuse and no medical purpose, reports McClatchy Newspapers. Forty-six years later, the law might soon change, as the Obama administration prepares . . .
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