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July 5, 2017
Minnesota medical cannabis program to include PTSD
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder will be eligible to try medical cannabis starting Aug. 1. To receive the drug through the program, patients need to visit a health care professional who must then certify to the Minnesota Department of Health...
July 5, 2017 - 8:41pm
June 13, 2017
Jeff Sessions asked Congress to let him prosecute medical marijuana providers
Attorney General Jeff Sessions is asking congressional leaders to undo federal medical marijuana protections that have been in place since 2014,...
June 13, 2017 - 8:50am
May 16, 2017
UPDATE: Minnesota medical marijuana patients report 'substantial benefits'
ST. PAUL — Minnesota medical marijuana patients report significant benefits of its use, according to a recent survey released by the state. A...
May 16, 2017 - 6:59pm
December 20, 2016
Medical marijuana for PTSD gets mixed reviews
Hugh Quinn is unequivocal in his opinion about the decision to certify post-traumatic stress disorder as a qualifying condition for medical marijuana...
December 20, 2016 - 9:46am
December 1, 2016
Minnesota adds PTSD to medical marijuana treatment
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans will be able to treat post-traumatic stress disorder with medical marijuana beginning next year.State Health Commissioner Dr. Ed Ehlinger announced the addition on Thursday, Dec. 1, along with saying that he will allow topical applications of the drug, such...
December 1, 2016 - 6:28pm
August 26, 2016
‘It’s incredible’: Bemidji resident Sarah Taylor has seen improvements for her condition after using medical cannabis oil
BEMIDJI -- On the morning of Aug. 18, Leah Corcoran was cautiously optimistic. “We’re on a five-day stretch right now,” Corcoran said,...
August 26, 2016 - 5:07pm
July 28, 2015
Hibbing couple thrilled by daughter's early response to medical marijuana
HIBBING, Minn. -- It's early, but a Hibbing couple is ecstatic about their daughter's initial response to treatment with medical marijuana. "We...
July 28, 2015 - 9:05am
July 1, 2015
UPDATED: Highly anticipated medical marijuana law takes effect
MINNEAPOLIS -- The early hour gave the moment a subdued feel, but three of the first people affected by Minnesota’s new medical marijuana law...
July 1, 2015 - 11:10am
June 18, 2015
Minnesota marijuana grower offers a peek into its manufacturing facility
COTTAGE GROVE, Minn. — Lest anyone doubt that the production facility for LeafLine Labs, one of two Minnesota manufacturers of medical cannabis,...
June 18, 2015 - 12:56pm
May 6, 2015
Two Minnesota companies set to start distributing medicine made from marijuana July 1
OTSEGO, Minn. — Minnesota’s marijuana makeover was kicked into high gear Tuesday with a tour of a new cannabis-growing plant. “Nine...
May 6, 2015 - 11:04am
March 13, 2015
Bemidji physician reappointed to state task force on medical cannabis
BEMIDJI -- Dr. Dawn Wyllie of Bemidji has been reappointed by Gov. Mark Dayton to the state’s Task Force on Medical Cannabis Therapeutic Research, the governor’s office said Thursday. The term is effective March 17 and expires Jan. 7. Originally appointed by Dayton...
March 13, 2015 - 9:23am
February 24, 2015
Survey: Multiple sclerosis listed as No. 1 reason for medical cannabis use in Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- Almost 1,400 Minnesotans are potential users of the state’s new medical cannabis program that starts July 1. About half of the those respondents to a voluntary Minnesota Department of Health survey said they would use it for multiple sclerosis or severe muscle spasms....
February 24, 2015 - 9:25am
September 15, 2014
CITY COUNCIL: The pot thickens; Group proposes to start hydroponic medical marijuana farm in Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- Bemidji may be home to an indoor medical cannabis farm as soon as summer if a potential application is approved by the state. A group from Bemidji plans to apply to the Minnesota Department of Health to become one of two locations in Minnesota where marijuana...
September 15, 2014 - 10:07pm
July 11, 2014
Dayton taps local doctor for medical cannabis board: Wyllie serves with Indian Health Service in Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- Dr. Dawn Wyllie of Bemidji has been appointed by Gov. Mark Dayton to the state's newly created Task Force on Medical Cannabis Therapeutic Research. The state Legislature legalized medical marijuana use in the 2014 session and set up a program to study its effects. "Gov....
July 11, 2014 - 12:12am
May 30, 2014
Medical cannabis center in Bemidji? Legislators speculate at Chamber event
BEMIDJI -- Area legislators said Thursday it's likely Bemidji will host one of eight medical cannabis distribution centers as part of Minnesota's new medical cannabis bill signed into law by Gov. Dayton the very same morning. "I would say (chances are) good, because it's the largest...
May 30, 2014 - 12:05am