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Opinion | Tom Keane

The ‘medical marijuana’ sham

If Massachusetts is going to legalize pot, then just do it outright

I have this fantasy where I meet with my physician. “Doctor, doctor, give me the news,” I say, “I’ve got a bad case of lovin’ you.”

She brushes her hair back. “No pill’s gonna cure your ill,” she tells me, pulling out a pen. My eyes light up. I walk out with a prescription — actually, a registration card — for marijuana.

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