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ABC News: DOJ releases proposed rule to reclassify marijuana

abcnews.go.com DOJ releases proposed rule to reclassify marijuana

The Biden administration announced Thursday that it's officially moving with a proposal to reschedule marijuana from Schedule 1 to Schedule 3.

DOJ releases proposed rule to reclassify marijuana

President Joe Biden, in a video posted Thursday on X, touted the proposal as "an important move toward reversing longstanding inequities."

"Look folks, no one should be in jail for merely using or possessing marijuana. Period," he said. "Far too many lives have been upended because of a failed approach to marijuana, and I'm committed to righting those wrongs."

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