It’s going to be tough to find out. Efforts to map out the metabolic pathways of meandering cannabinoids are hamstrung by their banishment to the DEA’s schedule I list, with rogues like LSD and heroin. Winning federal funding – the lifeblood of basic medical research – to study schedule I drugs the DEA describes as having “no currently accepted medical use” is exceedingly difficult, Whitaker says. The irony that medical marijuana is legal in 20 states and the District of Columbia is hard to miss. Crystal meth and cocaine, schedule II drugs, are easier to study.
I called my landlord back and they arranged for an exterminator to come by. I assumed that they were only doing an inspection, since the extermination company told me all I needed to do was put the mattresses on their ends against the wall. Well, I was wrong. One guy comes in, lugging clanking, unmarked metal cans up the stairs. He takes a look at my painstakingly collected eggs, husks, and bedbugs caught and taped inside plastic bags and begins spraying three different substances in unmarked cans all over my room. He spent maybe a total of 10-12 minutes in my apartment. He said that this one treatment would get rid of them completely. They had no plans to check the apartments around me. Also, there are holes in the wall from crappy electric heat installation, which is how I think I got them.