Massachusetts to streamline marijuana dispensary licensing

April 8, 2015 9:50 PM

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Massachusetts health officials are streamlining the way the state issues licenses under its Medical Marijuana Dispensary program to prevent delays in treatment for those who qualify for it.

Department of Public Health Commissioner Monica Bharel on Wednesday said the licensing system has been "a confusing, overly lengthy process that has delayed appropriate patients from getting access" to medically needed marijuana.

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