OMC: Less Than 200 Patients Have Access To Medical Marijuana


MINNESOTA:  The state’s Office of Medical Cannabis released the latest registration numbers Friday for patients and doctors 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.

But there is more of a disparity between the number of patients that have registered — 340 — and those that have been approved to pick up prescriptions — 183.

The OMC says 81 people have registered to become patient caregivers in the program, but only 15 have been approved.

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