Editorial: A wise step

You may remember an Essay by Dr. Henry Nieder, [Medical marijuana, mostly a fiction, November 14, 2013] discussing the issues presented to physicians by the law allowing marijuana dispensaries in Massachusetts. “I had hoped,” he wrote, “that when medical marijuana was approved in Massachusetts the provisions of the law would have allowed only limited prescribing of […]

Keep the medical marijuana business local

To the Editor: On January 31, the Department of Public Health (DPH) selected 20 of 100 applicants to receive provisional licenses for an RMD (registered marijuana dispensary). Because the DPH established a qualifying score, no applicant was selected in Dukes or in three other counties (Berkshire, Franklin and Nantucket). We, Patient Centric of Martha’s Vineyard, scored […]