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SUDDERS SEES POT INDUSTRY EVOLVING IN WAKE OF VOTER LAWS

By Katie Lannan

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE

STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, MAY 18, 2017.....The broader legalization of marijuana and the upcoming start of retail sales could lead to an evolution of the state's medical marijuana program, Health and Human Services Secretary Marylou Sudders said Thursday.

Four years after approving medicinal marijuana at the ballot, voters in November backed a referendum legalizing the use and possession of marijuana by people 21 and older, and sales are set to begin next year.


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