The Black Person’s Guide to Marijuana

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On Monday a group of plaintiffs that includes former New York Jets tight end Marvin Washington filed suit against Attorney General Jeff Sessions about marijuana.

No, Sessions didn’t smoke anyone’s stash (although he might need to take a couple of hits after Donald Trump fires him in the next few minutes). The suit challenges the 1970 Controlled Substances Act, which classifies marijuana as a Schedule I drug, according to the New York Post.

Schedule I is the most dangerous category of drugs, which have “high abuse potential, no medical use, and severe safety concerns” and include LSD and heroin.

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“Classifying cannabis as a ‘Schedule I drug,’ is so irrational that it violates the U.S. Constitution,” says the lawsuit. Meth and

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