DEA Chief Rosenberg : Marijuana as Medicine is “A Joke”

DEA Chief Rosenberg : Marijuana as Medicine is “A Joke”

WASHINGTON, DC — Herbal cannabis is not medicinal and should not be classified as such, according to public statements made recently by US Drug Enforcement Administration Director Chuck Rosenberg.

Speaking to reporters on Wednesday, Rosenberg acknowledged that constituents in the plant possess “great promise” as potential therapies. But he dismissed the notion of the plant itself as medicinal. “That is a joke,” he said.

Commenting on Rosenberg’s remark’s, NORML Deputy Director Paul Armentano said: “The DEA chief’s…

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