(12/5/2016) Orrick, Representing Marijuana Advocate, Challenges DEA Statements About Pot
A national nonprofit advocacy group supporting legal access to medical marijuana has petitioned the U.S. Justice Department to require drug enforcers to correct allegedly false and misleading information about cannabis use on its website.
Americans for Safe Access, represented pro bono by Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, cites 25 alleged violations by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration of the Information Quality Act. The law, also known as the Data Quality Act, requires federal agencies to draft guidelines that ensure the “quality, objectivity, utility and integrity of information” that they distribute and to provide a mechanism to correct any misinformation…
#DearCDC: Is your Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain in compliance with the Data Quality Act? Has it been reviewed by the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs?