MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Two former officials with one of the state’s licensed medical marijuana manufacturers have been ordered to complete community service after being accused of illegally shipping oil.
Laura Bultman and Ronald Owens worked for Minnesota Medical Solutions. They both were ordered to complete 80 hours of community service within 6 months. The trial was waived and did not require a guilty plea entered.READ MORE: 'I Just Want To Meet The Guy': Mountain Biker's Life Saved By Off-Duty Doctor On Minnesota Trail
Bultman and Owens are accused of illegally transferring cannabis oil to another facility in New York. Crossing state lines violates federal law. The two are accused of collaborating to remedy a product shortfall.READ MORE: Both Directions Of I-694 Closed In North Metro; Significant Police Response
Minnesota Medical Solutions based in Otsego is one of two medical marijuana distributors in the state. It prescribes pills, liquids and vapors to help people with medical conditions.MORE NEWS: Calling North Mpls. A ‘War Zone,’ 26 Residents Send Open Letter To Gov. Requesting State Troopers Or Nat’l Guard
The judge will dismiss the case against the Bultman and Owens once they each complete 80 hours of community service, which is to be done by March 26, 2020.