SAN FRANCISCO - MAY 17 2015:Medical cannabis dispensary. California became the first state to enact protections for medical cannabis patients when voters approved the Compassionate Use Act, in 1996.

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SAN FRANCISCO - MAY 17 2015:Medical cannabis dispensary. California became the first state to enact protections for medical cannabis patients when voters approved the Compassionate Use Act, in 1996.
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SAN FRANCISCO - MAY 17 2015:Medical cannabis dispensary. California became the first state to enact protections for medical cannabis patients when voters approved the Compassionate Use Act, in 1996.
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