Marijuana

Medical marijuana advocates to run TV ad fighting possible El Paso County dispensary ban

In August, we told you about a move on the part of El Paso county commissioners to place a medical marijuana dispensary ban on the November ballot.

The plan's subsequent approval means voters will decide the fate of approximately seventy centers, grow operations and the like. But medical marijuana advocates hope to influence their decision with a television-ad campaign.

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