Media Advisory: MDH to announce medical cannabis and intractable pain decision

Media Advisory
December 1, 2015

Contact information

MDH to announce medical cannabis and intractable pain decision

Event

MDH News Conference to Announce Intractable Pain and Medical Cannabis Decision

Date/Time

Wednesday, December 2, 2015, 11:00 a.m.

Location

Minnesota Department of Health, 625 Robert St. N., St. Paul, 55164, Room 145
Call-in Information, 888-742-5095, Conference Code: 1551310258

Participants

Health Commissioner Dr. Ed Ehlinger
Office of Medical Cannabis Director Michelle Larson

Background

Minnesota’s 2014 medical cannabis statute required the health commissioner to make a determination by Jan. 1, 2016, as to whether or not to add intractable pain as a qualifying condition for Minnesota’s medical cannabis program. This decision will be announced at this event.

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Media inquiries:

Scott Smith
MDH Communications
651-201-5806
scott.smith@state.mn.us