Marijuana rescheduling not Amendment 64 "silver bullet," says Mason Tvert

Last week, a number of mainstream media outlets suggested that rescheduling marijuana might bridge the gap between conflicting state and federal laws following the passage of Amendment 64 -- this despite the fact that the federal government took nine months to shrug off Colorado's rescheduling suggestion. Even so, A64 proponent Mason Tvert thinks such a move would be a positive step, but isn't holding his breath.
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