Medical marijuana advocates collecting petitions to overturn Fort Collins ban

On Valentine's Day, all Fort Collins dispensaries closed as the result of a retail ban passed the previous November. But MMJ patients and industry types aren't meekly accepting this verdict. Following on unsuccessful court challenge, they've banded together to collect signatures for a new proposal to make MMCs legal again -- and they've got union help in doing so, as Mark Belkin of the United Food and Commercial Workers Local 7 makes clear.
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