Minnesota to Allow Medical Marijuana for Intractable Pain

Minnesota to Allow Medical Marijuana for Intractable Pain

ST. PAUL, MN — Patients suffering from intractable pain will soon be able to have access to medical marijuana in Minnesota.

Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) Commissioner Dr. Ed Ehlinger announced the decision to add intractable pain, as defined in Minnesota law, to the list of qualifying conditions for which patients can legally access medical marijuana on Wednesday, while calling upon the state’s health care community to boost efforts to help patients deal with pain more effectively.

Ehlinger said it was a “difficult decision”…

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