Drug Enforcement Administration
The unprecedented move will drop drug trafficking charges against Gen. Salvador Cienfuegos Zepeda and send him back to Mexico to face justice.
Critics say the Drug Enforcement Administration has fueled mass incarceration and is a “100 percent failure” at curbing drug trafficking.
The government may allow more weed to be grown for research purposes. That doesn't mean researchers are doing cartwheels.
The DEA has indicated it will let scientists apply to grow weed for research purposes — but that doesn't mean the agency will actually approve the applications.
By removing infuriating roadblocks, the federal government may have just ushered in a golden age for green research.