Something has to be done to get pot legalized for medical purposes that will ease the suffering of many. There may be subversion of the FDA going on, but if so it is a necessary subversion. Something has to make the tide change so that this substance is regulated and yet brought to those who need it.
In the state of Colorado, the government still hasn't made official a regulated distribution network. People are still purchasing Marijuana from third party distributors. This would be akin to me growing carrots in a garden and selling them (at cost) to my friends. There was no FDA intervention. However, when governments figure out the distribution network, I am sure the FDA will regulate it.