Over 1,000 Vermonters have registered for medical marijuana

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Eight months after the state’s first medical marijuana dispensaries opened, 1,017 patients have registered with the state to receive the drug, the Department of Public Safety told lawmakers this week. A fourth dispensary, Southern Vermont Wellness, is slated to open Tuesday in Brattleboro, officials said. The state’s other three dispensaries are in Burlington, Brandon and Montpelier.
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[message type=”custom” width=”100%” color=”#CCCCCC” border=”#C9C9C9″ color=”#333333″] The bill would also eliminate a statewide cap on the number of registered patients who receive marijuana from a dispensary. Of the 1,017 patients registered with the state, 642 patients have selected dispensaries, said Francis Aumand, director of the criminal justice services division of the Department of Public Safety. The other 375 patients grow their own, Aumand said.

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