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Four more doctors with marijuana role warned by DEA

At least four additional Massachusetts physicians recently received visits from federal drug enforcement investigators who told the doctors they would have to sever ties with proposed medical marijuana dispensaries or risk losing their license to prescribe potent medications, according to a Newton lawyer.

That brings to seven the number of doctors who got the unexpected ultimatum from the US Drug Enforcement Administration in an action underscoring the tension between federal and state marijuana laws.

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