Medical marijuana working group's Ed Bruder works for patients, and wants to hear from them

The Department of Revenue's 25-member medical marijuana working group stirred controversy due to a plan to hold its first meeting behind closed doors -- a situation rectified when MMJ advocates complained. But after the group's initial sitdown last week, the Cannabis Therapy Institute vowed to fight proposed regs, as well as the MMJ law, which it deems unconstitutional. Group member Ed Bruder understands CTI's frustration, but he wants to work with the state to help patients. Here's why.
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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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