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Massachusetts Announces Significant Changes to the Medical Marijuana Dispensary Program

At today’s Massachusetts Public Health Council meeting, Department of Public Health Commissioner Monica Bharel, MD, MPH, announced sweeping changes to the Medical Marijuana Dispensary Program in Massachusetts. The changes follow what Dr. Bharel described as a “top to bottom” review of the application process that has been plagued with difficulties.  The revisions shift the focus …

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Pay for Delay – Big Pharma’s Dirty Secret

For most Americans, generic drugs are a godsend. Prescription drug prices have become so high that many folks simply can’t afford to purchase needed medications.  It’s not uncommon for some cancer and hepatitis medications to cost $1000 or more per dose. Generics, however, can cut prescription bills by 90% or more. As much as consumers …

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