The Minnesota Department of Health oversees the regulation and policies for the Medical Cannabis Industry of the state. A link to their website can be found here.
Medical cannabis is available at 13 Medical Cannabis Dispensaries across Minnesota.
Patients in the Minnesota Medical Cannabis Program must have their qualifying condition(s) re-certified by their health care practitioners on an annual basis. Once recertified, the patient must submit a re-enrollment application and approved by the Office of Medical Cannabis.
Your health care practitioner must certify that you have one of the qualifying conditions prior to enrolling in the program. You must also be a Minnesota resident.
- Tourette syndrome
- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
- Inflammatory bowel disease, including Crohn’s disease
- Seizures, including those characteristic of epilepsy
- Severe and persistent muscle spasms, including those characteristic of multiple sclerosis (MS)
- Terminal illness, with a probable life expectancy of less than one year
- Intractable pain
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Autism spectrum disorder (must meet DSM-5)
- Obstructive sleep apnea
- Alzheimer’s disease
- Chronic pain
- Sickle cell disease
- Chronic motor or vocal tic disorder