Minnesota Medical Marijuana News

Minnesota: Possible Vote On Minn. Medical Marijuana Delayed

San Francisco Chronicle

April 8th, 2014
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A possible Minnesota House vote on legalizing medical marijuana has been delayed for a couple of weeks.

Minnesota: Minn. Medical-Pot Advocates Slam Dayton In TV Ad

San Francisco Chronicle

April 2nd, 2014
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Supporters of medical marijuana are trying to turn up the heat on Gov. Mark Dayton with a new TV ad that will debut in prime late-night and daytime slots.

Minnesota: Dayton Leaves Options Open On Medical Marijuana

Times Union

March 13th, 2014
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Medical marijuana supporters appealed personally to Gov. Mark Dayton on Thursday to give a nudge to a stalled proposal, getting the Democrat's assurance he would keep working toward a compromise on a measure he doesn't yet support.

Minnesota: Most Doctors At Forum Oppose Medical Marijuana

The Modesto Bee

March 6th, 2014
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Most of the doctors polled at a Minnesota Medical Association forum oppose the legislation that legalizes medical marijuana.

Minnesota: Lawmaker - Compromise On Medical Pot Gaining Ground

The Modesto Bee

February 23rd, 2014
ST. CLOUD, Minn. — Supporters of medical marijuana say the state's upcoming 2014 legislative session could represent Minnesota's best chance in years to see pot legalized for medical use.

Minnesota: Medical Marijuana Debate In Minn. Focuses On Potential Harm

Inforum

January 20th, 2014
Even while growing up, Gordon Ramsay says he could see the damage marijuana did to people. “I remember watching friends and acquaintances use it, and it changed who they were,” the Duluth police chief recalled.

Minnesota: Medical Marijuana Update

Drug War Chronicle

January 15th, 2014
Action is really picking up as state legislatures get back into session. Meanwhile, the long battle over regulating medical marijuana in California continues. Let's get to it:

Minnesota: Poll Shows Nearly Two-Thirds Support Medical Marijuana

The Weed Blog

March 17th, 2013
According to a new poll conducted by Public Policy Polling, nearly two-thirds of Minnesota voters support changing state law to allow people with serious and terminal illnesses to use medical marijuana if their doctors recommend it. The poll also found that the majority of voters would disapprove of their county sheriff or county attorney working to defeat such a bill.

Minnesota: MN Activists Target Medical Marijuana For 2014

The Daily Chronic

March 15th, 2013
ST. PAUL, MN — Bills to allow for the use of medical marijuana in Minnesota have popular support and may still be introduced this year, but will be little more than place markers for 2014, supporters said this week, citing opposition from the governor’s office and law enforcement.

Minnesota: MN Voters Overwhelming Support Medical Marijuana

Just Say Now

March 15th, 2013
The voters of Minnesota overwhelmingly want to see medical marijuana approved in their state. According to a new survey by Public Policy Polling for the Marijuana Policy Project, voters in the state back medical marijuana by greater than a two-to-one margin.

Minnesota: Minn. Medical Marijuana Push To Wait Until 2014

Marshall Independent

March 14th, 2013

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota won't have a showdown over medical marijuana this year.

Heather Azzi of Minnesotans for Compassionate Care, a pro-marijuana policy group, said Wednesday that bills to permit marijuana for medical reasons will be introduced in the next week or two. But Azzi, the group's political director, said the legislation won't move through Legislature this year.

Minnesota: If Medical Marijuana Were Legal In Minnesota, Would Doctors Prescribe It?

Minnesota Public Radio

March 8th, 2013

After the doctors on our Round Table wrapped up their discussion about the costs of health care, we asked them "If medical marijuana were legal in Minnesota, would you prescribe it?"

Meghan Walsh, chief medical education officer at Hennepin County Medical Center, said:

Minnesota: Medical Marijuana Faces Tough Road In Minnesota

San Francisco Chronicle

December 12th, 2012
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Supporters of medical marijuana face a tough road in Minnesota where Gov. Mark Dayton has said he won't sign anything relaxing the state's drug laws without the backing of law enforcement officials, who are showing no signs of budging.