Recreational pot challenges medical shops

Can medical marijuana survive in a recreational marijuana world?

Massachusetts advocates are also calling on the state to ease some regulations on patients, including eliminating the $50 registration fee and two- to four-week waiting period to receive a medical marijuana card. That should boost enrollment and make the medical market more attractive financially, according to the MPAA.

“We’re going to fight to keep the medical program viable by fixing the registration process,” said Michael Latulippe, the group’s development director.

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