Advocates of medical marijuana feared that a hearing last night would result in new regulations. But it turned into an expansion of patients and growers’ rights, and a rousing victory for activists. KCFR Health Reporter Eric Whitney has more.

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One Response to State Board of Health Issues Medical Marijuana Ruling

  1. Al Davis says:

    Glad to see the people’s will instead of the police state’s will enforced!!! Too bad for the people that wish to force their will upon other’s.

    The generation that was duped by the government’s propaganda in the 20’s and 30’s are dying off, and being replaced by a more informed (Vietnam) generation that rightfully question their government and the motive’s of the people in government that believe they are “absolutely” right and have a duty to impose their beliefs on others. With 20% of the federal prison population in for cultivation and distribution of pot, the police state is now realizing that the tax payers can’t afford their excesses.

    Good for the people of Colorado, too bad for the police with their sick way of manipulating the bureacracy!!

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