PRESS RELEASE: Sensible Minnesota Petitions for Expansion of Minnesota’s Medical Cannabis Program

After a successfully petitioning for the addition of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder as a qualifying condition in 2016 and Autism Spectrum Disorder in 2017, Sensible Minnesota has submitted four petitions for the 2018 petitioning cycle: Opioid Use Disorder, Alzheimer’s Disease, Traumatic Brain Injury, and Hepatitis C. “All of these conditions merit consideration from Commissioner Malcolm, but [...]

PRESS RELEASE: Minnesota to Add Autism and Obstructive Sleep Apnea as qualifying conditions for Medical Cannabis

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 12/01/2017: Today, Minnesota Health Commissioner Dr. Ed Ehlinger announced the addition of new qualifying conditions for medical cannabis in Minnesota. Sensible Minnesota is pleased with the Commissioner’s decision to include: Autism and Obstructive Sleep Apnea as qualifying conditions. The addition of Autism Spectrum Disorder to the list of qualifying diagnoses opens the [...]

By |2018-08-28T19:12:55+00:00November 30th, 2017|Medical Cannabis, Petitions, Press Release|0 Comments

PRESS RELEASE: Medical Cannabis Shortages in Minnesota

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 11/28/2017 Medical Cannabis Shortages in Minnesota Minneapolis, Minnesota: Sensible Minnesota is an organization dedicated to supporting medical cannabis patients in Minnesota and advocating for a more sensible approach to cannabis policies. We received a number of reports from patients, beginning last week, about a shortage of medical cannabis at Leafline Labs. The [...]

By |2018-07-27T03:20:23+00:00November 28th, 2017|Medical Cannabis, Press Release|0 Comments

Profile: TJ Tidd

Sensible Minnesota will feature a regular segment highlighting cannabis consumers across the state until Minnesota adopts sensible policies for the adult and medical use of cannabis. If you would like to be featured in the segment and share your experiences, please visit "Share Your Story". From TJ's mom, Heather:We adopted TJ when he was four, [...]

By |2018-07-28T00:23:27+00:00November 13th, 2017|Medical Cannabis, Stories|0 Comments

CALL TO ACTION: Don’t Paint a Bigger Target

Good news: Iowa Governor Terry Branstad signed a bill on May 12 which expands the state’s medical marijuana program. The existing law only covered epilepsy as a qualifying condition and will now cover Parkinson's disease, cancer, multiple sclerosis, seizures, AIDS or HIV, and Crohn's disease by December 2018. Iowa’s new program will allow for two [...]

Profile: Joan Barron

Sensible Minnesota will feature a regular segment highlighting cannabis consumers across the state until Minnesota adopts sensible policies for the adult and medical use of cannabis. If you would like to be featured in the segment and share your experiences, please contact stories@sensible.mn. My son Adam was such a good baby; he was always smiling, [...]

By |2018-07-28T04:04:04+00:00April 18th, 2017|Medical Cannabis, Social Issue, Stories|0 Comments

Profile: Trey and Angela Brown

Sensible Minnesota will feature a regular segment highlighting cannabis consumers across the state until Minnesota adopts sensible policies for the adult and medical use of cannabis. If you would like to be featured in the segment and share your experiences, please contact stories@sensible.mn.  Angela Brown was charged with child endangerment after giving cannabis oil purchased [...]

By |2018-07-28T04:13:42+00:00March 27th, 2017|Medical Cannabis, Stories|0 Comments

Profile: Jerry Anderson

Sensible Minnesota will feature a regular segment highlighting cannabis consumers across the state until Minnesota adopts sensible policies for the adult and medical use of cannabis. If you would like to be featured in the segment and share your experiences, please contact stories@sensible.mn. In late November of last year, I began to suffer some severe abdominal [...]

By |2018-07-28T04:24:28+00:00March 6th, 2017|Medical Cannabis, Stories|0 Comments

CALL TO ACTION: Cannabinoid Labeling

Currently the labeling for medical cannabis in MN goes by these rules: https://www.leafly.com/news/industry/a-state-by-state-guide-to-cannabis-packaging-and-labeling-laws There isn’t nearly enough information about what is actually in the bottle.  Only THC and CBD are on the label and (as we know) there is so much more to cannabis. We encourage patients to email the MDH Medical Cannabis Program with [...]

By |2018-07-28T04:30:16+00:00February 14th, 2017|CTA, MDH, Medical Cannabis, Policy|0 Comments

PRESS RELEASE: Minnesota to Add PTSD as a Qualifying Condition for Medical Cannabis

Press Contact: Maren Schroeder; maren@sensible.mn FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 12/01/2016: Today the Minnesota Department of Health Commissioner, Dr. Ed Ehlinger, announced the addition of new qualifying conditions and delivery methods for medical cannabis in Minnesota. Sensible Minnesota is pleased with the Commissioner's decision to add Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder as a qualifying condition. Maren Schroeder, Sensible Minnesota's Vice [...]

By |2018-08-28T19:13:19+00:00December 1st, 2016|MDH, Medical Cannabis, Petitions, Press Release|0 Comments