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Medical marijuana advocates line up to oppose HB 1261, THC driving limits bill (PHOTOS)

Earlier today, we shared attorney Rob Corry's objections to HB 1261, a bill to set THC driving limits.

The measure passed out of committee 6-2.

Now, here's a look inside the hearing, with photos and captions courtesy of the Cannabis Therapy Institute.

The House judiciary hearing on HB 1261.
The House judiciary hearing on HB 1261.
Courtesy of Cannabis Therapy Institute
Michael Marcella, patient advocate and member of the CDPHE Medical Marijuana Advisory Committee, testifies against the bill.
Michael Marcella, patient advocate and member of the CDPHE Medical Marijuana Advisory Committee, testifies against the bill.
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Chairman of House Judiciary Committee, Rep. Bob Garnder (R), listens to testimony.
Chairman of House Judiciary Committee, Rep. Bob Garnder (R), listens to testimony.
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Robert Chase of Colorado Coalition for Patients and Caregivers testifies against HB 1261.
Robert Chase of Colorado Coalition for Patients and Caregivers testifies against HB 1261.
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Jessica LeRoux, owner of Twirling Hippy Confections and member of the Department of Revenue's Medical Marijuana Advisory Committee, testifies against HB1261.
Jessica LeRoux, owner of Twirling Hippy Confections and member of the Department of Revenue's Medical Marijuana Advisory Committee, testifies against HB1261.
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Sponsors of HB 1261 Rep. Levy and Rep. Waller.
Sponsors of HB 1261 Rep. Levy and Rep. Waller.
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Patient advocates outside the hearing room.
Patient advocates outside the hearing room.
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Mark Simon, longtime advocate for the disabled community, testifies against HB 1261.
Mark Simon, longtime advocate for the disabled community, testifies against HB 1261.
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Miguel Lopez, community organizer of the annual Denver 4/20 Rally, testifies against HB 1261.
Miguel Lopez, community organizer of the annual Denver 4/20 Rally, testifies against HB 1261.
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Another look at the hearing.
Another look at the hearing.
Courtesy of Cannabis Therapy Institute

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