According to Minnesota Department of Corrections guidelines, those on probation may use medical cannabis, but those on parole after serving a prison sentence may not. Courts have allowed individuals on conditional release (pre-trial) to use medical cannabis. Patients should always talk to their attorney to see if talking to a probation officer would be beneficial, [...]
No. Minnesota defines medical cannabis as: “any species of the genus cannabis plant, or any mixture or preparation of them including whole plant extracts and resins, and is delivered in the form of: liquid, including but not limited to, oil; pill; vaporized delivery method with use of liquid oil (but which does not require the [...]
Minnesota State Law provides limited protection for patients based on enrollment in the registry program, or the patient’s positive drug test; this extends to hiring, termination, or any other condition of employment, unless the employer stands to lose a monetary or licensing related benefit or is prohibited from allowing use under federal law. If you [...]
Minnesota State Law prohibits schools from discriminating against a patient solely for the patient’s enrollment in the medical cannabis registry, unless failure to do so would violate federal law or regulations or cause the school to lose a monetary or licensing-related benefit under federal law. Schools are not required to permit possession or consumption on [...]
Minnesota State Law prohibits landlords from discriminating against a patient solely for the patient’s enrollment in the medical cannabis registry, unless failure to do so would violate federal law or regulations (this typically applies to Section 8 housing). Landlords are not required to permit possession or consumption in rental properties. Please consult an attorney if [...]
Most large health care systems, and some smaller clinics, that have participating health care providers accept insurance. Please check out our provider list if you are looking for a clinic that accepts insurance for the certification visit.
Are there any programs to help with the cost of the program and the cannabis? What about for veterans?
Both manufacturers offer discounts and reward programs to patients receiving the reduced registration fee from MDH; Minnesota Medical Solutions extends that discount to veterans and their families.
Minnesota state law prohibits denial of child custody, visitation rights, or parenting time with a minor child solely based on the individual’s status as a medical cannabis patient.The law provides that there is no presumption of neglect or child endangerment for using medical cannabis in compliance with Minnesota State Law, unless the patient’s behavior creates [...]
There is no explicit prohibition in Minnesota’s law, but you should consult an attorney before possessing firearms.
Minnesota State Law prohibits patients from operating, navigating, or being in actual physical control of any motor vehicle, aircraft, train, or motorboat while under the influence of medical cannabis. If you are pulled over and the officer asks, show them your label or packaging for your medical cannabis. If your medical cannabis is seized, you [...]