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Ryan May sits on a couch in the Terrapin Dispensary waiting room while holding a brown paper bag containing the product from the dispensary. His skateboard sits beside him.

Ryan May has had his medical marijuana license, or "red card," for two years. He uses marijuana to treat the symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), commonly known as acid reflux, which include nausea and loss of appetite. May, 26, sits in the Terrapin Dispensary waiting room in Boulder, Colo.