2021 Medical Cannabis Program Updates

After significant work by our partner organization, Sensible Change Minnesota, patients statewide, and other stakeholders, a number of changes were approved to the Minnesota Medical Cannabis program in late 2020/2021. These changes include: Addition of smokable, raw cannabis flower for patients 21 and older. This change will begin effective March 1, 2022, as the Office [...]

PRESS RELEASE: Minnesota to Include Chronic Pain, Macular Degeneration as Qualifying Condition for Medical Cannabis

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 12/02/2019: Minnesotans living with Chronic Pain or Macular Degeneration may apply for medical cannabis starting in July 2020, with access to the state’s program available in August. In addition, the Commissioner approved water-soluble cannabinoid multi-particulates (e.g. powders and sprinkles) and orally dissolvable products (e.g. gums, mints, sublingual tablets) as delivery methods. Sensible [...]

PRESS RELEASE: Pro-Cannabis Organizations to Call on Health Commissioner Malcolm and Governor Walz to Approve Chronic Pain for Medical Cannabis

St. Paul, Minnesota: Sensible Minnesota is holding a press conference on Monday, November 18, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. in the Capitol press conference room, B971, to call on Health Commissioner Malcolm and Governor Walz to approve chronic pain as a qualifying condition for medical cannabis. Senator Melisa Franzen (D-Edina), along with several organizations will be [...]

Welcome Sensible Minnesota’s New Leadership

With the changing seasons, come big changes at Sensible Minnesota. We would like to introduce you to our three newest board members! Joan Barron Joan Barron is originally from Iowa, but moved to the great state of Minnesota in 1987. She considers Anoka/Ramsey, Minnesota her home, as that is where Joan and her husband raised [...]

By |2019-10-04T11:18:48-05:00October 4th, 2019|Organization News|1 Comment

Sensible Minnesota 2.0

Dear Friends, We are so excited to introduce you to Sensible Minnesota, 2.0. We have worked hard over the last several months to develop a new brand that aligns with our goals and our future and provides us with a platform to expand the discussion about cannabis into a larger discussion on the implications of [...]

By |2018-09-02T03:47:24-05:00September 1st, 2018|Organization News|0 Comments

Interested in joining our board? Open solicitation letter.

To Whom It May Concern: This open letter describes what Sensible Minnesota is in looking for in new board member candidates, details about our board member responsibilities, and the process for expressing interest in joining our Board of Directors. About Sensible Minnesota: Sensible Minnesota is a 501(c)3 volunteer led and run non-profit with a focus [...]

By |2018-07-28T04:36:23-05:00July 13th, 2018|Organization News|0 Comments

Sensible Minnesota Appoints New Leadership

Sensible Minnesota’s Board of Directors held its Annual Meeting on March 11, 2018 to appoint officers for the 2018-2019 year. Officers were appointed by the Board of Directors as follows: President – Maren Schroeder, MBA, RP®, MnCP was re-appointed for her second term as President. Maren Schroeder, MBA, RP®, MnCP is a PACE Registered and Minnesota [...]

By |2018-07-05T14:33:59-05:00March 13th, 2018|Organization News|0 Comments

2017 Sensible Minnesota Annual Report

To keep our supporters and donors appraised of how Sensible Minnesota is using our resources, we have published the below Annual Report for 2017. It highlights our organization and leadership, outlines our work in 2017 and what we have planned for 2018. We’ve also included an overview of our financial position to show you how [...]

By |2018-07-05T15:55:16-05:00February 3rd, 2018|Organization News|0 Comments

Sensible Minnesota Seeks Applicants for Our Board of Directors

Sensible Minnesota is seeking applicants for our Board of Directors. Individuals wishing to apply should send a letter of interest and resume to [email protected]. Applicants with professional references will be given more weight. The Board of Directors is a dynamic team that works together to set goals and make measurable progress toward expansion of medical [...]

By |2018-07-27T02:27:42-05:00January 31st, 2018|Organization News|0 Comments

PRESS RELEASE: Sensible Minnesota Allies with Students for Sensible Drug Policy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 11/9/2017 Sensible Minnesota Allies with Students for Sensible Drug Policy Minneapolis, MN: In September, Sensible Minnesota approved a Memorandum of Understanding to work with Students for Sensible Drug Policy (“SSDP”) chapters in Minnesota. The two organizations have outlined objectives for the collaboration, including increasing Sensible Minnesota’s capacity for research-related policy work and expanding [...]

By |2018-07-28T00:21:30-05:00November 9th, 2017|Organization News, Press Release|0 Comments