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Medical marijuana advocates concerned over recreational cannabis proposals

Medical marijuana advocates concerned over recreational cannabis proposals

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.— Some medical marijuana patients are concerned the proposed framework for legalizing recreational marijuana could have a potentially negative impact on the medical cannabis program.

“It’s something that will devastate the medical program in doing so,” said Jason Barker, a medical cannabis advocate with Safe Access New Mexico.

A special task force delivered a list of recommendations to lawmakers last week to give them a jump start on legalizing marijuana.

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