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  •  it would take an act of congress to reschedule (2+ / 0-)
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    JesseCW, rlochow

    or a court order finding that harm has been done by current scheduling.

    But the Obama administration could issue an executive order for DOJ and DEA not to defend the statute, such as he did with DOMA.

    It wouldn't make it legal, but it would make it unenforced.  Not an idea outcome, but a step in the right direction.

    95% of all life forms that once existed on earth are now extinct. It is only a matter of time until the Republicans follow suit.

    by PRRedlin on Fri Dec 14, 2012 at 05:44:19 AM PST

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