Coronavirus In Minnesota: Gov. Walz Signs 2 Executive Orders, Addresses Officer Licenses, Medical CannabisGovernor Tim Walz signed two new executive orders Tuesday, extending licenses for first responders and ensuring the medical cannabis program to continues during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Medical Cannabis Program To Add Chronic Pain, Macular Degeneration As Qualifying ConditionsThe Minnesota Department of Health announced it will add two qualifying conditions to the state's medical cannabis program.
Study: Cancer Patients In Minnesota Cannabis Program Report 'Significant Reduction' In Symptom SeverityState health officials says that cancer patients in Minnesota’s medical cannabis program are reporting that the treatment is helping them cope with symptoms ranging from pain to depression.
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.
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.
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.
Good Question: What Are The Ethics Rules For Minn. Lawmakers?A lawyer who helped write Minnesota's medical marijuana law is going to work for a company that sells it. Jamie Olson is the third public official to join LeafLine Labs. She helped the Minnesota House craft the law that legalized medical cannabis last year.
An Architect Of Medical Marijuana Law Upset He Can't Use ItA member of the governor's own Task Force for Medical Cannabis Research says he's not able to get medical marijuana.
Minn. Medical Cannabis Program Off To Rocky StartTo learn more about medical cannabis options in Minnesota, head over to the Facebook page for MN Parents for Medical Cannabis.
Medical Pot Distribution Center Readies For 1st Wave Of PatientsIn just five days, approved patients will start receiving medical marijuana under Minnesota's new cannabis program. The state selected LeafLine Labs and Minnesota Medical Solutions to grow and distribute medical cannabis in the form of pills or oils.
Marijuana Grower Gives Tour Of Cottage Grove FacilityIn two weeks, the first prescriptions for medical marijuana will be filled in Minnesota. On Wednesday, one of the two state-approved marijuana growing facilities opened its doors for a tour of its operation. LeafLine Labs is in Cottage Grove, and members of the Bachman family, as in Bachman flowers, are major investors.
Key State Official To Become CEO Of Medical Cannabis CompanyA Minnesota health official instrumental in getting the state's medical marijuana program off the ground is leaving to become chief executive of a company that grows the cannabis — a move that may expose him and the Department of Health to questions about prior regulatory decisions.
Medical Cannabis Information From The Health DepartmentFor all you need to know about the state's medical marijuana program, click <a href="http://www.health.state.mn.us/topics/cannabis/" target="_blank">here. </a>
Survey: Only 9 Percent Of Minn. Doctors Will Participate In Medical Marijuana ProgramThe Minnesota Department of Health says only five patients have been certified for the state's new medical marijuana program so far. Only 30 doctors have registered, and a new poll shows an overwhelming majority are not interested in participating.
Survey: 9 Percent Of MN Doctors Will Participate in Medical Cannabis ProgramAs Minnesota's medical marijuana program gears up registration, many patients may find it difficult to get the newly legalized drug.