“This decision isn’t based on danger. This decision is based on whether marijuana, as determined by the FDA, is a safe and effective medicine, and it’s not.” Many states allow some use of medical marijuana — and it’s fully legal in a few. But the federal government still refuses to reclassify it.

+ At least the US will soon allow more research to happen.

+ Now, some news about drugs that are actually known to be highly dangerous. From MIT Tech Review: The Painkillers That Could End the Opioid Crisis.