Sensible Minnesota is a 501(c)3 non-profit aiming to make our neighborhoods safer and more inclusive for those negatively impacted by cannabis prohibition and the war on drugs; collectively we work to educate the public and promote societal changes that emphasize compassion over isolation, restorative justice over incarceration, and public health over stigma. Please email [email protected] for all press inquiries.
Maren Schroeder President
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Heather Tidd Vice President
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August 24, 2019: The pain decision is significant because it could explode the state’s number of cannabis users. Minnesota’s health commissioner has until Dec. 1 to decide about adding moderate to severe chronic pain as well as macular degeneration to the list of 14 conditions that can be treated with cannabis oils or pills.
Alzheimer’s added to Minnesota’s medical marijuana list
December 3, 2018: The Minnesota Department of Health is adding the degenerative neurological disorder to its cannabis program, which includes cancer pain, epileptic seizures, PTSD and autism. Research is limited, but findings suggest that cannabis inhibits the formation of proteins linked to memory loss and dementia.
November 28, 2017: Managing chronic pain and post traumatic stress disorder became a lot easier for Kellie Germann when medical cannabis became available to her here in Minnesota two years ago, though a recent shortage is now threatening her relatively newfound relief.