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Nov 16, 2011 7:36 AM by Kate Richards

Medical marijuana license fees could be cut in half

DENVER (AP) - The price of a medical marijuana license in Colorado could be lowered more than half.

The state Board of Health planned Wednesday to consider lowering the fee from $90 a year to $35 a year. Already the $90 fee is lower than when Colorado first authorized medical marijuana a decade ago, when the fee was $140.

The lower annual fee proposal comes from the agency that oversees the licenses. The agency has suggested the lower fee because it would be sufficient to cover administrative costs.

The health department recently started waiving medical marijuana fees entirely for indigent applicants, a change required by a law passed earlier this year.

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