South Dakota Native American Tribe To Open First Ever Marijuana ResortA small South Dakota Native American tribe is taking on a new venture to attract tourism. The Santee Sioux are opening the nation's first marijuana resort on its reservation.
Patients Share Tales From First Months Of Medical MarijuanaA panel tracking the launch of Minnesota's medical marijuana law is getting an earful of the program's good and bad stories. The state's task force overseeing the program met Friday for the first time since medical marijuana went on sale in July. The Legislature legalized medical cannabis last year.
2nd Medical Marijuana Manufacturer Offering DiscountAnother medical marijuana manufacturer in Minnesota is offering a discount amid criticism by patients about the high cost of the medicine. Minnesota Medical Solutions on Thursday said it would offer a 50 percent discount on a patient's first visit to reduce an initial cost burden that also includes program registration fees.
Ho-Chunk Votes To Change Marijuana Rules On Tribal LandsThe Ho-Chunk Nation has voted to change the rules on using marijuana on its tribal lands. Ho-Chunk announced Saturday that its General Council voted to reverse a policy that made the use and sale of marijuana on tribal lands illegal.
Man Attempts To Flee Police By Driving Into Cornfield In Meeker Co.A 35-year-old man was arrested Thursday after fleeing police in Meeker County. Brian Berwald, of Hutchinson, faces charges of driving after cancellation of license and fleeing a peace officer.
Montevideo Cop Back To Work After Crash With High DriverA Montevideo Police officer is back to work after getting hit last week by a driver who admitted to being high on marijuana. Officer Kelly Robinson was off duty and was returning home from buying a camper for his family when a vehicle did not yield and pulled out in front of him.
Talking Points: Doctor’s Perspective On Medical Pot ProgramThree weeks into the roll out of Minnesota's medical marijuana program, the number of patients enrolling continues to be lower than many expected.
Mom: Daughter With Epilepsy 'Enjoying Life More' With Medical PotA Twin Cities family is seeing a dramatic improvement in their daughter's health, and they are crediting the new medical marijuana law. Three-year-old Harlow Hundley started her cannabis prescription on July 1. Her mom, Beth, believed the medical marijuana could help with her daughter's epilepsy and was among the families who fought for legislative approval last year.
OMC: Less Than 200 Patients Have Access To Medical MarijuanaThe state's Office of Medical Cannabis released the latest registration numbers Friday for doctors and patients that have signed up for the state's medical marijuana program. Since June 1, 318 health care practitioners have registered for the program, and 298 have been authorized to certify patients.
Minn. Lawmaker To Work For Medical Marijuana ManufacturerA state lawmaker who advocated for Minnesota's medical marijuana law is now working for one of state's medical marijuana manufacturers. Rep. Dan Schoen will be a security consultant for LeafLine Labs.
Wednesday Ends Long Wait For Medical Marijuana PatientsPatients and their parents will head into Minnesota's first medical marijuana clinic in Minneapolis at midnight Tuesday, eager to get a potentially promising new medicine as soon as July 1 hits.
Talking Points: Minnesota’s Rocky Medical Pot RolloutThis Wednesday is the first day Minnesotans can pick up medical marijuana prescriptions.