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Homewood’s medical marijuana dispensary changing lives of chronically ill

John puts his empty pill bottles on the table when he addresses audiences about his use of medical marijuana. Since he got his card as a patient for medical marijuana 12 months ago, he says his life has turned around. Injured on the job two years ago, John has had spinal disk fusion near his neck, surgery for a torn ligament in his shoulder and still has herniated disks in his low back. His nerve damage prevents him from holding a bottle to pour milk into a glass. He uses a cane for balance support. John said his . . .

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