Medical Marijuana

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.
Medical Marijuana Company Offers Discount On Month Supplymid criticism of high prices for medical marijuana, one of Minnesota's manufacturers on Monday announced a discount for patients buying a month's supply of medicine.
Some Minnesota Marijuana Patients Opting To Buy IllegallyJust two months after Minnesota launched its medical marijuana program, some patients turned off by high costs say they are back to buying the drug illegally because it's the only way they can afford it.
Medical Marijuana Company Delays 2 Clinic OpeningsOne of Minnesota's medical marijuana manufacturers is delaying its plans to open two more dispensaries this fall, including a clinic in western Minnesota.
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MN Officials Begin Talks On Expanding Medical Pot To Chronic Pain SufferersMinnesota state officials will discuss whether to allow people with chronic pain access to medical marijuana. That could make the drug available to thousands of more people.
A Month In, Medical Marijuana Yields Mixed ResultsPatrick McClellan's first batch of medical marijuana, via vaporizer, worked like a charm, curbing the pain and muscle spasms that come with his muscular dystrophy and supplanting a combination of prescription medications that doctors say could kill him.
Price Hike Adds To Sticker Shock For Medical MarijuanaOne of Minnesota's medical marijuana manufacturers has raised its prices after less than a month in business.
Dayton Responds To State Officials Moving Into Medical Pot FieldGov. Mark Dayton is responding to three state officials going to work for a Minnesota medical marijuana company after being involved in creating the state's law.
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.