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Letter | Legalized Marijuana

Bids to revamp Question 3 subverts voters’ will

Your editorial page lends support to state Senator John Keenan’s thinly varnished attempt to subvert the will of 63 percent of Massachusetts’ voters who favor medical marijuana (“State should assign marijuana from warehouses, not stores,” Editorial, 2/7).

Keenan states a concern that the law runs afoul of federal law as one reason for his bill. He would limit cultivation to 10 large sites. Wouldn’t that pose an inviting challenge to federal prosecutors looking to make 10 busts?

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