Medical Marijuana Patients Alarmed By ShortagesSeveral Minnesotans say they are struggling to get their prescribed medicine that they consider life-changing.
2 Years On, Minn.'s Medical Marijuana Loses Millions; Patients Gain ReliefWe are getting two dramatically different readings on the success of Minnesota's medical marijuana program after two years in existence.
AP: Minnesota's Medical Marijuana Providers Lost $11M Over 2 YearsMinnesota's two licensed medical marijuana manufacturers have lost a combined $11 million in just two years of sales, according to financial documents obtained by The Associated Press.
GOP Lawmakers Angry With Minn. Company For Shipping Pot OilMinnesota lawmakers want to crack down on one of the state's medical marijuana companies whose former executives have been charged with illegally shipping $500,000 of marijuana oils to New York, pushing legislation allowing regulators to revoke the manufacturer's license and levy a huge fine.
Former Medical Marijuana Officials Charged For Illegally Shipping OilFormer officials from one of Minnesota's licensed medical marijuana manufacturers have been charged with illegally shipping marijuana oil to a New York subsidiary.
Minn. Medical Marijuana Company Announces Price CutsOne of the two companies producing medical marijuana in Minnesota says they are cutting their prices.
'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.
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.
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.
Intractable: The Key Word In Minnesota's Medical Pot Expansion One word carries a lot of weight in Minnesota health officials' decision to expand its medical marijuana to pain patients: intractable.
Minnesota To Allow Patients To Treat 'Intractable Pain' With Medical PotThe Minnesota Department of Health announced its plans Wednesday to expand the state's medical marijuana program. MDH had a Jan. 1 deadline to decide if severe, chronic pain should join the list of qualifying conditions.
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.
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.
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.