Medicine/Healing

They used to get free or low-cost marijuana to help with their cancer. Not anymore.

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The program and others like it could be forced to close due to an unlikely reason: legalization.  “Victory was built on the backs of human suffering,” said Valerie Corral, a Wo/Men’s co-founder. “Unfortunately, compassion is not financially appealing in this market.”  Ralph Trueblood of Wo/Men’s added: “We’re saving lives. Do not tie our hands.”

The threat of closure due to the requirements of legalization is a painful irony for the state’s compassionate care programs.  Officials at the Bureau of Cannabis Control last week declined to comment. However, the bureau and two other state agencies responsible for cannabis regulation – the Department of Food and Agriculture and the Department of Public Health are expected to consider recommendations to help the programs.

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They used to get free or low-cost marijuana to help with their cancer. Not anymore
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