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This month’s Public Health Council meeting included a Determination of Need (DoN) request and a vote on proposed amendments to regulations.

First, the Council took up consideration of proposed amendments to regulations related to the medical use of marijuana. Following a presentation from DPH staff and a discussion among Council members, the Council voted to approve the amendments.

Following that, the Council took up a Determination of Need request from the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine at Boston University, for a Substantial Capital Expenditure for new construction as well as renovation of its Dental Clinic. The Council voted to approve the DoN request.

 

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