Eric Gorski
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July 16, 2013
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State audit faults Colorado health department handling of medical pot

State auditors examining the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment’s role as gatekeeper to medical marijuana use found lax regulation of physicians, unnecessarily high patient fees and a failure to oversee caregivers.

An audit released Monday is the second rebuke in recent months of Colorado’s efforts to oversee medical marijuana.

In March, auditors came down even harder on the Department of Revenue division charged with regulating medical pot businesses, finding wasteful spending and incomplete enforcement.

Read more: State audit faults Colorado health department handling of medical pot - The Denver Post http://www.denverpost.com/breakingnews/ci_23664801/state-audit-faults-colorado-health-department-handling-medical#ixzz2ZFDVQwN4


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