Melin Says She Won't Run For A 4th Term, But Isn't Done With PoliticsAn Iron Range lawmaker who came to the Minnesota House in her 20s has ruled out a run for a fourth term but doesn't consider it a political retirement.
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.
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.
2 Meetings Set On Minnesota Medical Marijuana Law Two public meetings have been set to discus planning for Minnesota's new medical marijuana program. The first is on July 31 and will be used to familiarize a 16-member Task Force on Medical Cannabis Therapeutic Research with its duties. The other one is an early-August session by the Office of Medical Cannabis to brief potential manufacturers and others about the timetable and program guidelines.
Dayton Names 16 To Study Impact Of Marijuana LawGov. Mark Dayton on Thursday appointed 16 members to a task force that will study the impact of the state's new medical marijuana law. The governor's appointees to the Task Force on Medical Cannabis Therapeutic Research range from law enforcement officials to people who treat substance abuse to potential patients and their parents.