October 6, 2010
Marijuana plants, like this hybrid breed called Shipwreck, which is grown inside the Aloha’s medical marijuana center in Milner, are at the center of a controversial debate about the production, use and role of marijuana as a medical treatment.
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Kara Rosen is among the more than 100,000 Colorado residents who have become legal users of marijuana since 2009. The 32-year-old Hayden resident and cancer survivor has used medical marijuana every day for about a year. It’s the only remedy she’s found to treat pain, digestion problems, nausea, loss of appetite and insomnia. Rosen is happy she had that option when confronting her post-cancer pain.