2016 Adding New Medical Conditions - Medical Cannabis Program
2016 Petitions to Add a New Medical Condition
Please refer to the petitions that were submitted and considered for the 2016 window below. Each condition has an accompanying issue brief, summarizing the condition, treatment options and available research on medical cannabis.
- Acquired absence of limb
- Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (EDS)
- Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (Approved)
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Written public comments received through Oct. 2, 2016:
- 2016 Minnesota Medical Cannabis Program Petition Process - Written Comments for Medical Conditions (PDF)
2016 Review Panel on Adding New Conditions
Seven panel members met to review the petitions and hear public comment.
Heather Tidd, chairperson (patient advocate)
Susan Sencer, MD (health care practitioner with pediatric expertise)
Kerstin Lappen, CNS (health care practitioner)
Mikel Bofenkamp, Pharm.D. (member at large)
George Komaridis, Ph.D., LP (member at large)
Elizabeth Melton, JD (member at large)
Andrea Hillerud, MD (member at large)
The citizens’ review panel produced and submitted the 2016 Report to the Commissioner of Health (PDF) under Minnesota Rules 4770.4003, subp. 4(c).