There’s a lot of debate about the best way for patients in Colorado to acquire the medicinal benefits of cannabis.
Amendment 20 gave medical marijuana patients the right to grow their own medicine at home, and some people think that’s what everyone should do: just grow their own. Well, that’s a fine idea in theory, but isn’t very practical. Growing marijuana isn’t easy for everyone, and growing high-quality marijuana takes skill. People who travel for their job will have difficulty taking consistent care of their garden. And a family of four living in a two-bedroom apartment will likely not have the space or resources to set up a quality indoor grow. For various reasons, many patients simply do not have the wherewithal to grow their own medicine.
Caregivers are an option for patients who choose to have someone grow marijuana for them. There are some very talented and dedicated caregivers in Colorado providing…
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