'The Losses Are Deceiving': MinnMed CEO Talks Concerns Over Medical Pot ProgramAfter losing $3 million in its first full year of operation, Minnesota's medical marijuana program is expecting similar debt in year two. But officials from Minnesota Medical Solutions are expecting their financial picture to improve now that they've been allowed to expand treatment to people diagnosed with intractable, or, chronic pain.
North Dakota To Vote On Medical MarijuanaNorth Dakota voters will decide next month on whether to legalize marijuana for medical purposes.
Minnesota Medical Marijuana Providers Lose Millions In First YearMinnesota's two licensed medical marijuana manufacturers each lost millions of dollars in their first full year of operations.
Minnesotans With Incurable Pain Can Begin Buying Medical PotMonday brings a sliver of hope to her and other Minnesota residents that have incurable pain: They can finally buy medical marijuana.
About 500 Registered To Buy Medical MarijuanaNearly 500 patients suffering intractable pain have registered to buy medical marijuana starting Monday.
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.