Minnesota OKs medical cannabis for chronic pain, eye disease

  • Minnesota regulators on Monday unveiled a big expansion of the state’s medical marijuana program, adding chronic pain and age-related macular degeneration to the list of conditions that can qualify for treatment.
  • The state Health Department also said it would allow more sites where patients can access medical cannabis.
  • Minnesota’s medical marijuana program began in 2014 and has been gradually adding conditions that can be treated with cannabis.
  • Sensible Change Minnesota, a group trying to change marijuana policy in Minnesota, sought the addition of chronic pain.

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