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Medical marijuana devotees say cannabis culture, on display for 4/20, kept their healing quest alive

Michelle Rindels
April 24th, 2018 - 2:00am
Advocates who push for patients’ needs amid the surge in recreational customers want to ensure products with healing benefits are still available even if ones more likely to get people high might sell better, for example, and they also want to ensure medical patients aren’t waiting behind recreational ones when they get to a dispensary.
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