Denver judge overturns medical pot ruling
DENVER, Colorado – A Denver judge has overturned a state health board vote that narrowed the definition of who can supply medical marijuana.
Denver District Court Judge Larry Naves said Tuesday that the measure adopted by the health board last week was illegal because the board didn’t give enough public notice of the meeting.
He also chided the health board for not considering the impact on patients.
The health board’s vote would have required medical marijuana suppliers to provide other help to their clients. Medical marijuana advocates challenged that in court, saying the change was made with little notice.
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His ruling means medical marijuana suppliers can continue to provide only the drug and nothing else to registered users.