California's new marijuana regimen leaves out neediest patients, advocates say – San Francisco Chronicle

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Ed Gallagher holds a baggie of medicinal cannabis at his Twin Peaks home in San Francisco. The blind former Army intelligence officer smokes marijuana to deal with various HIV-related problems and relies on charity for much of his food and medicine. less Ed Gallagher holds a baggie of medicinal cannabis at his Twin Peaks home in San Francisco. The blind former Army intelligence officer smokes marijuana to deal with various HIV-related problems and relies on … more Photo: Paul Chinn, The Chronicle

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Ed Gallagher says he’s become an unintended victim of Prop. 64.

Ed Gallagher says he’s become an unintended victim of Prop. 64.

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Ed Gallagher is seen at his Twin Peaks home in San Francisco, Calif. on Tuesday, March 13, 2018. After becoming totally blind a couple of decades ago and experiencing other ailments, Gallagher has relied on donated medicinal marijuana through a compassionate care act to control pain and nausea but a loophole in the recently enacted Prop. 64 has eliminated the distribution of free medical pot. less Ed Gallagher is seen at his Twin Peaks home in San Francisco, Calif. on Tuesday, March 13, 2018. After becoming totally blind a couple of decades ago and experiencing other ailments, Gallagher has relied on … more Photo: Paul Chinn, The Chronicle

California’s new marijuana regimen leaves out neediest patients, advocates say

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