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Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (NASDAQ: WBA) is the world’s largest drug store chain and promises to grow even larger if its proposed merger with Rite Aid Inc. (NYSE: RAD) is completed. That’s why a recent post at the company’s blog that discusses medical marijuana is worth noting.

The post at the company’s StayWell tumblr http://staywell.walgreens.com/post/143131696215/medical-marijuana#notes is in the form of an FAQ that begins with a definition of medical marijuana and ends with where a consumer can buy it. The answer to that last question is interesting:
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What does the mean for the medical (and, eventually perhaps, the recreational) marijuana industry that has sprouted since California passed the first state law permitting the use of marijuana for medical purposes in 1996? Are Walgreens and other large pharmacies just waiting on the sidelines for the federal government to remove restrictions on medical marijuana>>>

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