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Governor Patrick swearing in John Polanowicz as Secretary of Health and Human Services in the Governor’s Council Chambers at the State House on Tuesday, January 22, 2013. (Eric Haynes/Governor’s Office)
Governor Patrick swearing in John Polanowicz as Secretary of Health and Human Services in the Governor’s Council Chambers at the State House on Tuesday, January 22, 2013. (Eric Haynes/Governor’s Office)

We're joined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services for Massachusetts, John Polanowicz, to discuss everything from controlling the state's healthcare costs to implementing the usage of medical marijuana.

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John Palonowicz, Secretary of the Executive Office of Health and Human Services.

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CommonHealth, "The rules will emphasize that to prescribe marijuana, a doctor must be involved in a patient’s continuing care, thus avoiding the pot equivalent of “pill mills.” Signs will need to be low-key, not neon. Edible marijuana will be allowed, but cannot be marketed in candy-like forms alluring to children."

This segment aired on June 18, 2013.

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