KARE-TV: MINN. EXPANDS MEDICAL MARIJUANA TO INTRACTABLE PAIN PATIENTS

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota health officials have decided to allow residents with intractable pain to buy medical marijuana starting in August.

A state official briefed on the decision confirmed it to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because he wasn’t authorized to comment ahead of an official announcement.

Health Commissioner Ed Ehlinger announced the decision Wednesday at a news conference. Ehlinger called it “the right and compassionate choice” to give new hope to suffering patients.

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