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Connecticut’s laws for medical marijuana patients

SALISBURY — Mark Braunstein refers to himself as “the poster child for medical marijuana” in Connecticut.

A paraplegic, he suffered a spinal cord injury in 1990, which left him with frequent and painful spasms.

Marijuana, he told an audience at the Scoville Memorial Library on Thursday, March 7, is the only drug that addresses both the spasms and the pain simultaneously.

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