INFORUM: SEVERE PAIN PATIENTS SOON ELIGIBLE FOR MEDICAL MARIJUANA IN MINNESOTA

ST. PAUL – Severe pain soon will be a reason Minnesotans may use medical marijuana, something supporters say will reduce the need for powerful and often-dangerous prescription medicines.

State Health Commissioner Ed Ehlinger Wednesday announced he will add intractable pain to nine specific conditions that qualify for using pills, vapors and oil made from the marijuana plant. Smoking it is not allowed under state law.

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