Medical marijuana: 2,000 patient aps to be nixed under health board MMJ doc compromise

Update: Last November, we reported that nearly 2,000 medical marijuana patient recommendations had been rejected over a change in the definition of doctors okayed for this task. After an uproar, around 1,300 were temporarily reinstated pending formal action by the state board of health. That action came yesterday, with as many as 2,000 aps to be nixed as a result.
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