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DEA ruling on marijuana frustrates activists
More research on medicinal benefits still possible
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Better count Hall County resident Katie Harrison among the millions of Americans stung by the Drug Enforcement Administration’s decision on Thursday to keep marijuana on a list of the most dangerous drugs, despite growing popular support for legalization and medicinal use. “The (government) has chosen to ignore the clear evidence and research that shows marijuana does have medical benefit,” she said. “But we aren’t just fighting the DEA. We have the big pharmaceutical companies, tobacco, alcohol and prison systems all against us, as well.”