November 2017

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Minnesota Commissioner of Health Ed Ehlinger has added two new conditions that allow people to qualify for the state’s medical marijuana program. The conditions are autism spectrum disorders and obstructive sleep apnea. “Any policy decisions about cannabis are difficult due to the relative lack of published scientific evidence,” Ehlinger said in a news release. “However, […]

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Representative Stephanie Klick was honored for her work on legalizing medical marijuana for certain patients with epilepsy. But she voted against expanding the legislation for other conditions this session. The Klick Strain of medical marijuana grows at the Compassionate Cultivation facility. Sophie Novack On Tuesday night, inside a bland aluminum building in far South Austin, […]

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CLOSE Local officials are beginning to decide if they want medical marijuana businesses in their communities before the state starts giving out licenses next year. Wochit The group Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol turned in 365,000 signatures to the Secretary of State last week in support of a ballot proposal that would legalize pot for recreational […]

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Jeff Sessions is suggesting that federal authorities will crack down on marijuana even in states where it has been legalized for recreational use. The attorney general hinted of a coming Department of Justice crackdown on the drug on Wednesday, suggesting there were likely to be changes to the department’s policy on cannabis—which has thus far hewed to the Obama-era guidelines. […]

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By The Associated Press ST. PAUL, Minn. — One of Minnesota’s two medical marijuana manufacturers is turning away some patients, blaming a delay in third-party testing of its medications. The problems at LeafLine Labs are causing issues for patients such as Kellie Germann, who uses medical marijuana to treat her post-traumatic stress disorder, and others […]

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CLOSE Local officials are beginning to decide if they want medical marijuana businesses in their communities before the state starts giving out licenses next year. Wochit The medical marijuana law passed by the Legislature last year that regulates and taxes the multi-million dollar industry created three categories of growers.(Photo: Eric Engman, AP) While supporters of […]

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