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Minnesota Governor Signs Legislation Allowing Hospitals to Administer Medical Cannabis

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton has signed into law legislation allowing hospitals to distribute medical cannabis to those who are qualified patients registered with the state. The new law provides legal protections to healthcare facilities and their employees who possess and administer medical cannabis while carrying out their employment duties. This would explicitly allow healthcare professionals …

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Medical Cannabis Legalization Measure Signed Into Law by Minnesota Governor

A proposal to legalize the medical use, possession and distribution of cannabis has been signed into law by Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton. “I pray it will bring to the victims of ravaging illnesses the relief they are hoping for,” says Dayton. The new law allows those with a qualifying condition – such as cancer, seizure …

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Minnesota Senate and House Agree on Medical Cannabis Proposal, Governor Will Sign Into Law

Officials from the Minnesota Senate, House of Representatives and governor’s office have agreed upon a medical cannabis legalization proposal that the governor will sign into law, after the House and Senate approved two separate measures earlier this month. Michael Gordon, Legislative Assistant for┬áSenator Scott Dibble, tell us that the measure will legalize the possession of …

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Minnesota House Approves Medical Cannabis Measure, Governor Announces Support

Minnesota’s full House of Representatives approved a a proposal today with an 86 to 39 vote to establish a medical cannabis study. Shortly after the vote Governor Mark Dayton announced that he would be willing to sign the measure into law if sent to him. The proposal will now head to the state’s Senate. After …

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