How Do Patients Qualify for Medical Marijuana?

A total of 29 states, the District of Columbia, Guam and Puerto Rico now allow for comprehensive public medical marijuana and cannabis programs. While rules vary by state, the most common qualifying conditions are listed below.

Vireo Patient Stories

Helping Win the Battle on the Homefront with Cannabis by Tony L.

When I returned home, I was diagnosed with PTSD. At the time, there was a major stigma against PTSD, both inside the Armed Forces and in the general public. I...

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Helping my home community by Ingrid Correa

Some might wonder how it feels to be working at a dispensary and I can assure you that the Vireo Health team is like my second family.

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My Daughter & Medical Marijuana by Melissa Hilt

Haley is now 9 ½ years old and since first beginning her cannabis-derived medication in January, my husband and I feel as though we have met the “real” Haley for...

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Getting My Life Back by Ann Marie Owens

After only few months of treatment at Vireo Health, I am able to get out of the house, take a walk on my own and sleep through the night. It...

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News and Special Updates

Detroit Lakes Tribune – Legal but scarce: Medical marijuana proves difficult to get, particularly in rural areas

By Kaysey Price on Jan 12, 2019 Marijuana is slowly creeping onto the scene of Minnesota's medical industry. Whether people are for it or against it, cannabis has been approved...

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America Began Alcohol Prohibition in 1919 but It’s Edging Toward Ending Cannabis Prohibition in 2019

What a difference a century makes. One hundred years after the 18th Amendment took effect and prohibition of alcohol became the law of the land, 2019 is likely to be...

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The Daily Gazette: Medical marijuana producer hopes to expand into recreational market

John Cropley - January 5, 2019 (...) MEDICAL MARIJUANA Meanwhile, this past week was the third anniversary of the legalization of medical marijuana in New York state. It got off to...

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Statement from Vireo Health on Cuomo’s State of the State Address and Legalization of Adult-use Marijuana

The following statement regarding Gov. Cuomo’s plan for legalization of adult-use marijuana can be attributed to Ari Hoffnung, CEO of Vireo Health of New York, one of only 10 organizations licensed in the state to...

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