When ‘Follow the Science’ Doesn’t Apply to Cannabis – White House Drug Czar Rahul Gupta Makes Bold Claims on Rescheduling

This is evident in the case of cannabis, where “science” was used as a pretext to maintain prohibition rather than objectively evaluating the plant’s properties and effects. The government’s approach to cannabis exemplifies how the rallying cry of “following the science” can be selectively applied and distorted.