moving to schedle two puts all ower in the FDA hands ... they will stall progress thereafter for ten years as they set up control . is that what we want ?I'd imagine that the legal status of cannabis wasn't everyone's top motivating factor when choosing a POTUS.
I also don't think anyone should expect the current administration to fully legalize. That was never promised on the campaign trail and both Biden and Harris have poor track records when it comes to issues surrounding cannabis. Also, although polling has shown that the majority of Americans would support cannabis law reform, the States are apparently not there yet. The recreational use of cannabis is legal in 14 states, the District of Columbia, the Northern Mariana Islands, and Guam. Another 16 states and the U.S. Virgin Islands have decriminalized its use. IMO, we will need to see more states flip before there is political will power to make a big push on the federal level. On the bright side, there are other factors that could help speed things along such as Mexico's legalization of cannabis and Israel's current push to legalize and expand the country's commercial presence globally.
This said, I think we could expect some sort of decriminalization during this term and potentially reclassification from Schedule 1 to Schedule 2. Removing the Schedule 1 classification would be a massive massive step in the right direction as it would give it legitimacy from a medical standpoint and make it tremendously easier to perform biomedical research on cannabis. This would be a de facto furtherance of decriminalization as well since prosecution for Schedule 1 will have stiffer penalties typically. IMO solid research is badly needed and will only help in the push for cannabis reform.