Medical Cannabis Laws and Regulations in the USA: A Broad Overview
While cannabis remains a Schedule I substance under federal law, many states in the USA have diverged from this stance, enacting their own medical cannabis laws. In this article, we’ll explore this complex, often contradictory legal landscape.
Federal Law vs. State Law
At the federal level, the Controlled Substances Act of 1970 deems cannabis a Schedule I drug, indicating it has no accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse [Source]. Despite this