Recognizing the potential value of medical cannabis for treating some serious conditions, the Dayton Administration, lawmakers and advocates worked together to develop a compromise that allows suffering Minnesotans to use medical cannabis in a safe manner. A copy of the final legislation can be found online at Minnesota Session Laws CHAPTER 311--S.F.No. 2470.
As the program is implemented over the coming months, the following materials may help address common questions.
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FAQ on Medical Cannabis in Minnesota
- What is Minnesota’s new policy regarding medical cannabis?
- When can Minnesotans start applying to join the medical cannabis patient registry?
- When will medical cannabis become available?
- Who will be able to use medical cannabis?
- Will people in bordering states be eligible to participate in the program?
- How will the process work?
- How much will patients pay to participate in the program?
- How can children or incapacitated patients get on the patient registry?
- On what grounds might a registry application be denied?
- Where will the state get the medical cannabis?
- How will the state select medical cannabis manufacturers?
- When will the state begin soliciting bids from entities seeking to become an approved medical cannabis manufacturer?
- Where will the medical cannabis distribution centers be located?
- How will the medical cannabis be distributed?
- In what forms will the medical cannabis be made available to patients on the registry?
- How will the state track the effectiveness and safety of medical cannabis?
- What are the obligations of patients and health care providers participating in the state’s medical cannabis program?