Schedule 1 to Schedule 3, and Back to Schedule 1? – The ‘Stop Pot Act’ Looks to Effectively End Cannabis Legalization in America

On the late evening of September 1st, Edwards introduced what he has named the “Stop Pot Act.” This proposed bill would withhold 10% of federal transportation funds from places that violate federal law, as defined by the Controlled Substances Act. This Act now classifies recreational marijuana as a Schedule I narcotic. However, it’s worth mentioning that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has requested that the Narcotic Enforcement Administration (DEA) begin the process of reevaluating cannabis’s classification.