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May 27, 2014
Still waiting: ureaucratic hurdles frustrate researchers seeking to study medical marijuana
MINNEAPOLIS — A year ago, University of Minnesota researchers received a $9.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study pain in patients with sickle cell disease. Normally, such an award would quickly launch a study, but lead researcher Kalpna Gupta is still...
May 27, 2014 - 9:04am
May 20, 2014
Moorhead parents ‘willing to try anything,’ open to new Minnesota medical marijuana law
MOORHEAD — Brett Solum might be one of the first to obtain medical marijuana under a new Minnesota law slated to take effect next year. The...
May 20, 2014 - 9:26pm
May 18, 2014
MN legislative session ended on personal note
ST. PAUL — Minnesota state Sen. Kent Eken fought for years to increase pay for those who care for the elderly and disabled, but as state legislators...
May 18, 2014 - 10:02pm
May 16, 2014
Minnesota Legislature OKs medical marijuana bill
CHRISTOPHER SNOWBECK St. Paul Pioneer Press ST. PAUL — Minnesota is on the cusp of joining more than 20 states in legalizing medical marijuana. The state Senate voted 46-16 on Friday for a bill that would provide cannabis in the form of liquids and pills to terminally ill...
May 16, 2014 - 9:39pm
May 15, 2014
Medical marijuana compromise brings tears of happiness
ST. PAUL — Angie Weaver shed tears, again. “This means the world to our family,” the Hibbing mother said between tears of joy Thursday,...
May 15, 2014 - 9:43pm
May 14, 2014
MN study finds racial disparities in marijuana arrests
DULUTH — Black Minnesotans were 6.4 times more likely to be arrested for possessing marijuana than whites, according an analysis of 2011 public...
May 14, 2014 - 8:25pm
May 13, 2014
The clock is ticking
ST. PAUL — A bipartisan group of lawmakers will try to negotiate a compromise on medical marijuana legislation in the coming days. The state Senate voted Tuesday not to concur with legislation passed last week by the House, calling instead for the appointment of a conference...
May 13, 2014 - 9:24pm
May 9, 2014
‘I’m proud to be a flip-flopper’
ST. PAUL — Rep. Leon Lillie set the stage for a memorable and emotional Minnesota legislative debate. “This stuff is personal,” the North St. Paul Democrat said Friday regarding discussion about allowing medical marijuana use in Minnesota. “This could be us.” Rep. Rod...
May 9, 2014 - 9:19pm
May 6, 2014
MN Senate OKs medical marijuana
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans suffering conditions they feel only marijuana can help cheered Tuesday as senators overwhelmingly approved using extracts from the plant for medical uses. Meanwhile, state representatives prepared to debate the issue as early as Friday. “This is restricted...
May 6, 2014 - 9:51pm
March 26, 2014
Parents go after Dayton marijuana stance
ST. PAUL — Parents of suffering children used an emotional Wednesday news conference to blame Gov. Mark Dayton for killing a bill that they would allow them to use marijuana to ease children’s seizures. A Woodbury parent said the governor should “put special needs ahead of...
March 26, 2014 - 8:10pm
March 13, 2014
Marijuana available for medical uses in Minnesota, but illegal
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans who want marijuana to ease pain and deal with other medical conditions already can get it, Gov. Mark Dayton said Thursday. However, he quickly added, buying pot on the street is illegal, and he does not endorse it. In a conference call with reporters, he...
March 13, 2014 - 9:09pm
March 9, 2014
MN doctors differ over medical marijuana
ST. PAUL — There’s no one view among doctors about whether Minnesota should legalize medical marijuana. In one camp, there are physicians like Dr. Jacob Mirman, a primary care doctor in St. Louis Park who says a few patients have told him they use marijuana to cope with medical...
March 9, 2014 - 8:12pm
February 25, 2014
Windom man arrested on felony drug charges
WORTHINGTON — A Windom man was arrested late Friday night in Worthington after law enforcement stopped a vehicle and discovered 98 grams of...
February 25, 2014 - 8:57pm
March 28, 2013
S.D. marijuana case goes to Supreme Court
ALEXANDRIA, S.D. -- An Alexandria man who claimed the marijuana growing in his yard was "nothing more than a patch of weeds and grasses" has lost an appeal to the South Dakota Supreme Court.
March 28, 2013 - 10:27pm
October 16, 2011
Marijuana grow operation busted in Dundee
WORTHINGTON -- Bail was set at $5,000 Friday for David Dale Spies, 44, of Dundee, who was arrested Wednesday and charged with four felony counts...
October 16, 2011 - 8:44pm