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Minnesota Medical Marijuana Manufacturers Prepare For Business

A campaign to place an injunction on, and overturn Washington State’s Senate Bill 5052 has raised over $11,000 from 118 people in just one month.

MINNESOTA:  Minnesota medical marijuana manufacturers have lined up several dispensary sites throughout state and are set to have the first harvest over the next few weeks. In Minneapolis, construction is under way on the city’s first dispensary — a standalone 100-year-old downtown building that once housed the League of Catholic Women. This summer, it is Read the full article…

Medical Marijuana Debate Heating Up; Sen. Garrett Takes Trip To Minnesota

Garrett returned to Nebraska with plenty of proof, he said, that medical marijuana can be legalized and regulated. His staff provided KETV NewsWatch 7 with some video and photos of his trip.

NEBRASKA: The fight for legal weed in Nebraska headed to Minnesota, where the plant grows behind bulletproof glass and steel doors. Medicinal marijuana was legalized in Minnesota this summer and Sen. Tommy Garrett’s bill is a mirror image of the state’s new law. “What better opportunities are there than to go up there and to Read the full article…

Patients in Minnesota Discuss First Months Of Medical Marijuana

The task force overseeing the program met Friday for the first time since it launched this summer, with a sharp focus on the growing pains of Minnesota's new medical marijuana economy — from patient's struggles to afford the medication to the logistical hurdles that come with selling a drug that the federal government still bans.

MINNESOTA: Lawmakers, medical experts and law enforcement officials tracking the launch of Minnesota’s medical marijuana law got an earful Friday of the good and bad stories of the state’s new program. Nearly three months in since medical cannabis went on sale in July, it’s a mixed bag: several parents who report their children’s lives have Read the full article…

Medical Marijuana Arrives Next Week In Minnesota – But Smoking It Is Banned

The nation’s latest medical marijuana program is a world of pill bottles and vials of marijuana-infused oil.

MINNESOTA:  There will be no baggies of pot awaiting patients next week, when Minnesota joins 21 other states in offering medical marijuana. No glass pipes, no plants to tend at home. Instead, the nation’s latest medical marijuana programme is a world of pill bottles and vials of marijuana-infused oil. For the qualifying patients seeking relief from pain, Read the full article…

Minnesota’s First Medical Marijuana Dispensary Ready To Open

"We cannot underestimate the role of physicians in making sure that patients can access medical marijuana," Secretary Murphy said.

MINNESOTA:  The first dispensary for medical marijuana in Minnesota is set to open in Minneapolis on Wednesday, July 1. That is the first day the it can be legally sold in the state. Minnesota Medical Solutions invited journalists to tour their new facility at 207 9th St. in Minneapolis on Friday. The tour was hosted by Kyle Kingsley, MD, Read the full article…

Law Allows Minnesota Hospitals To Dispense Medical Marijuana

The Legislature has added hospitals to the list of facilities that can control, dispense and manage the use of cannabis inside their systems, said Manny Munson-Regala, an assistant state health commissioner. Gov. Mark Dayton signed off on the change

MINNESOTA: The Legislature has taken steps to expand the availability of medical marijuana to Minnesota hospitals when it becomes legal in July. When state lawmakers approved the original law authorizing health care providers to dispense the drug, they didn’t include hospitals where terminally ill patients could end up. That left hospitals wondering what they would do Read the full article…

1,000 Minnesota Patients Interested In Medical Marijuana

nearly 1,000 — said they were likely to register for the Minnesota Medical Cannabis Program when enrollment opens this summer.

MINNESOTA:  When the Minnesota Department of Health set out to survey patients about the state’s new medical marijuana program, responses rolled in from every corner of the state. Of the 1,361 people who filled out the online survey earlier this year, 70 percent — nearly 1,000 — said they were likely to register for the Read the full article…

How Will Minnesota’s Medical Marijuana Program Work?

Medical marijuana will only be available to patients suffering from about 10 conditions including ALS and cancer.

MINNESOTA:  Six months after Gov. Mark Dayton signed a bill legalizing medical marijuana in Minnesota, makers are poised to start growing. State officials on Monday announced the two companies that will grow, process and sell medical cannabis to Minnesotans next year under the state’s new law. LeafLine Labs and Minnesota Medical Solutions were chosen from Read the full article…

Minnesota’s Medical Marijuana Fight Turns To Chronic Pain

Minnesota's medical marijuana fight turns to chronic pain

MINNESOTA:  When lawmakers approved the state’s new medical marijuana program last month, they deliberately left out the largest group of potential patients: those with chronic pain. But the debate is not over, and how state leaders sort out the issue of chronic pain and marijuana will determine whether Minnesota’s marijuana program expands by a few Read the full article…

Medical Marijuana Becomes Law In Minnesota

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton Thursday signed into law a bill to allow the use of medical marijuana.

Unlike many major bills, the signing was not held in public.

MINNESOTA: Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton Thursday signed into law a bill to allow the use of medical marijuana. Unlike many major bills, the signing was not held in public. Dayton released a statement: “I pray it will bring to the victims of ravaging illnesses the relief they are hoping for.” The bill to allow Minnesotans to Read the full article…