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Murphy Seeks Possible Insurance Coverage For Medical Marijuana

Murphy Seeks Possible Insurance Coverage For Medical Marijuana

SOUTH WINDSOR — Since sales were launched 18 months ago, Connecticut's medical marijuana program has registered nearly 7,000 additional patients, added six new conditions and will soon open three more dispensaries.

But Monday, U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., said federal drug and tax laws must be changed if the medical marijuana industry is to truly thrive in Connecticut.

"The danger is that medical marijuana is not going to be a viable business or a viable option for patients unless the federal government changes its laws," Murphy said, during a tour of one of the state's six dispensaries, Prime Wellness of Connecticut, in South Windsor.

Murphy said...

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