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 accepted medical use, and denying the petition of NORML to
 reschedule marijuana from Schedule ][ to Schedule II of the
 Controlled Substances Act° 54 FR 53767° On April 26, 1991_
 the United States Court of Appeals for the District of
 Columbia Circuit remanded the matter to the Administrator
 for clarification of DEArs interpretation of the term
 "currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United
 States." AllianceFor Cannabis Therapeutics v. DEA, 930
 Fo2d 936.
 Following a review of the entire record in this matterr
 and a comprehensive re-examination of the relevant statutory
 standard, I conclude that marijuana has no currently
 accepted medical use and must remain in Schedule I. Further
 hearings are unnecessary since the record is extraordinarily
 completer all parties had ample opportunity and wide
 latitude to present evidence and to brief all relevant
 issues_ and the narrow question on remand centers
 exclusively on this Agency's legal interpretation of a
 statutorily-created standard.
 of the Decision
 Does the marijuana plant have any currently accepted
 medical use in treatment in the United States, within the
 meaning of the Federal Controlled Substances Acts 21 U.S.Co
 S01, et seq.? Put simply, is marijuana good medicine for

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