LEDGER GAZETTE: MINNESOTA EXPANDS MEDICAL MARIJUANA TO CHRONIC PAIN PATIENTS

Minnesota will open its medical marijuana program to patients who experience chronic pain starting next summer, the state Department of Health Commissioner Ed Ehlinger said Wednesday, according to the Star Tribune.

In Minnesota, it’s a drastic change for a highly restricted program that has struggled with low enrollment, leading to high drug costs for patients. As of Friday, it had 760 enrolled participants and opening enrollment to pain patients could bring in thousands more.

Read the Ledger Gazette’s full article here.

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