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For almost 100 years, the aclu has worked to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed by the constitution and laws of the united states. Chairman feinstein, co-chairman grassley, and distinguished members of the caucus, on behalf of drug enforcement administration (dea) acting administrator michele leonhart and federal bureau of investigation (fbi) director robert s mueller, iii, we appreciate your invitation to testify today regarding violence in mexico and its implications for the united states. (b) the drug or other substance has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the united states (c) abuse of the drug or other substance may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs or other substances in schedule iv.
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