New Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Open As Patient Group Set To ExpandThose suffering from intractable pain can start registering for the treatment with doctor approval, but they won't have access until Aug. 1.
Medical Marijuana Dispensaries To Open In St. Paul, HibbingMinnesota's final two medical marijuana dispensaries are set to open Friday, bringing all eight clinics online ahead of a critical expansion that could bring thousands more patients into the program in its second year.
New Medical Marijuana Distribution Center Opens In St. CloudCancer patient Carla Meister was driving two hours to Eagan to fill her medical marijuana prescription until Monday when Leafline Labs St. Cloud Care Center opened.
Minnesota, Iowa Consider Medical Marijuana AgreementOfficials in Iowa and Minnesota are exploring a system to allow Iowa residents to buy medical marijuana from their northern neighbor, lawmakers from both states have told The Associated Press.
Could Medical Marijuana Be Used To Treat Painkiller Addiction?Medical researchers think they've found a new way to help break painkiller addiction.
City Council Mulls Relaxing Mpls. Marijuana OrdinanceThe Minneapolis city council will decide this week whether possessing small amounts of marijuana will be considered a crime. Under the current city ordinance, someone caught with amount of marijuana less than 42.5 grams could be convicted of a misdemeanor.
Some Republicans In Iowa Support Medical Pot BillSome Republican House lawmakers are supporting legislation that would create a system for manufacturing, distributing and possessing some forms of medical marijuana in Iowa, though it's unclear what type of support the bill will get from party leaders.
Survey: Minn. Doctors Worry About Abuse Of Medical MarijuanaMinnesota doctors are reluctant to accept medical marijuana as a treatment option, according to a new survey. The survey, conducted by Minnesota’s task force on medical cannabis therapeutic research, was given to 262 doctors from four different institutions across the state.
Pot Producer Not Picked For Minn. Program Sues State Over DataA cannabis producer left out of Minnesota's medical marijuana program is suing the state over the planned public release of information submitted as part of an unsuccessful bid.
Medical Marijuana Patients Star In An Effort To Counter StigmaArmed with stories from patients whose lives have turned around after using medical marijuana, the state's companies who cultivate and sell the medications are hoping to counter the longstanding stigma that still surrounds Minnesota's newest medicine.
Medical Marijuana Patients Discuss State Of Program In Minn.As of Monday, the state's registry had 847 people with suffering with different types of chronic illnesses who are qualified to try medical cannabis as an option for relief.
Minnesota-Developed Strain Could Lower Prices Of Medical Pot MedsOne of Minnesota's medical marijuana growers announced an important discovery on Wednesday. Their researchers have developed a new strain of cannabis that is highly effective in treating epilepsy.