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December 18, 2014
As others see it: Justice solution needed
The next step in the the Angela Brown case occurred Wednesday at a hearing in Madison where she faces charges related to treating her son with medical oil cannabis for a brain injury. Lac qui Parle County has charged Brown, 38, with two gross misdemeanors — endangering a child...
opinion / editorials
December 18, 2014 - 7:58am
December 1, 2014
Minnesota officials select medical marijuana makers
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota officials on Monday announced the state's selection of two companies that will grow marijuana and process it into medicine. Production facilities will be in Cottage Grove and Otsego, the state Health Department said, with distribution facilities elsewhere...
December 1, 2014 - 11:20am
MN medical marijuana plan set to advance
ST. PAUL — Amelia Weaver gets a legislative hearing for her eighth birthday today. Her parents, Josh and Angie of Hibbing, hope it is a happy birthday for their daughter with Dravet syndrome, which causes frequent seizures. Today’s hearing could be a big step to allow using...
May 1, 2014 - 7:44pm
April 29, 2014
MN Senate panel approves medical marijuana bill
ST. PAUL — A bill to legalize medical marijuana in Minnesota cleared a second committee hurdle in the state Senate on Tuesday, and is scheduled for another hearing today. The Senate’s state and local government committee approved the measure on a voice vote after reviewing...
April 29, 2014 - 8:59pm
March 4, 2014
MN lawmakers hear witnesses praise medical marijuana
ST. PAUL — Seven-year-old Amelia Beaver provided an example about why some Minnesotans want patients with severe illnesses to have access to marijuana. The girl suffered a seizure, one of about 30 she suffers a day, while her mother told the Minnesota House Health and Human Services...
March 4, 2014 - 9:13pm
May 8, 2009
As others see it: Tread lightly with medicinal pot
It's a good idea whose time has perhaps come -- but with some very big conditions. The state Senate has passed, 36-28, a bill that legalizes the use of marijuana for medical purposes. The House plans to undertake the bill before the session ends on May 18. While hard and fast data...
opinion / editorials
May 8, 2009 - 12:00am
March 20, 2009
Medical marijuana gets thumbs-down from local law enforcement
WORTHINGTON -- The subject tends to bring out passion in many people, and the argument has been going on for years -- should marijuana be legalized for medical purposes in Minnesota? Recently, Worthington Public Safety Director Mike Cumiskey and Nobles County Sheriff Kent Wilkening...
March 20, 2009 - 11:25pm
March 5, 2009
Medical marijuana bills move ahead
Bills making it legal for severely ill Minnesotans to use marijuana to ease their pain continues moving through the House and Senate. Both bills await further committee hearings after passing earlier tests. The Senate version passed the Judiciary Committee 4-3 Tuesday night. "I...
March 5, 2009 - 9:22am