Pubdate: Wed, 11 Dec 2013 Source: Portland Daily Sun (ME) Copyright: 2013 The Portland Daily Sun Contact: http://portlanddailysun.me/ Details: http://www.mapinc.org/media/5257 Referenced: http://www.mapinc.org/drugnews/v13/n581/a01.html Author: Stan White TO AVOID CONFUSION, CONGRESS SHOULD RESCHEDULE CANNABIS IMMEDIATELY Editor, Colorado Re-legalized cannabis (marijuana) over a year ago and the sky hasn't fallen. Maine citizens will witness the same in Portland (City Officials Say Discretion Will Play Major Role in Marijuana Enforcement, Dec. 6, 2013) and legalize the God-given plant throughout the state. It's not a matter of if but rather when. Further, Police Chief Michael Sauschuck is mistaken, the federal government erroneously labels cannabis a Schedule I substance alongside heroin while cocaine and meth are only Schedule II substances. For credibility, Congress should reschedule cannabis immediately. Truthfully, Stan White Dillon, Colo.