Marijuana

Medical marijuana: $90 license fee too high for indigent patients & everyone else, advocate says

Back in August, medical marijuana advocates protested when Governor Bill Ritter proposed using $9 million in MMJ fees to help plug a budget hole. No doubt this topic will rise again at 9:30 a.m. this morning, when a board of health public hearing will address the question of lowering license fees from $90 to $10 for indigent patients. But Cannabis Therapy Institute's Laura Kriho would like to go further.
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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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