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: Attorney General Jeff Sessions launches assault against legal cannabis

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 1/4/2018: This morning, sources within the Associated Press reported Attorney General Jeff Sessions is dismantling the Obama-era directives holding the Department of Justice, which the Drug Enforcement Agency sits under, at bay in states that have legalized cannabis. Politico published a copy of the memorandum repealing the Obama-era directives, which is available [...]

By |2018-07-27T14:16:58+00:00January 4th, 2018|Policy, Press Release|0 Comments

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

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+00:00November 9th, 2017|Organization News, Press Release|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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 7/29/2016: Sensible Minnesota Supporting Petitions for Whole Flower and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 7/29/2016 Sensible Minnesota Supporting Petitions for Whole Flower and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder St. Paul, MN: The Minnesota Department of Health allows for petitions to add new conditions and ingestion methods to be submitted between June 1st and July 31st of each year. Sensible Minnesota, working with patients, providers, researchers, and other organizations, is supporting [...]