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  1. US MN: Elk River City Council Considers Adding A Drug Detective
    Star News, 14 Aug 2014 - Elk River may add a new weapon to the local war on drugs. Funding for a new drug task force detective is in the city's preliminary budget for 2015. Council members heard more about the position during a budget work session Monday and expressed some support for it. But a final decision won't be made until the budget is finalized later this year.
  2. US MN: Law Now Passed, Woodbury Family Explores Medical
    Woodbury Bulletin, 31 Jul 2014 - A path Jessica Hauser never expected to be traveling is moving her and her family toward a crossroads. The journey began when the Woodbury woman's son, Wyatt, was diagnosed seven months into his young life with an epileptic condition called infantile spasms.
  3. US MN: Wanted: Manufacturers For New Medical Pot Program
    Post-Bulletin, 26 Jul 2014 - ST. PAUL -- Dr. Marshall Brinton saw the headlines after Minnesota passed a medical marijuana law, looked around at the equipment in his old veterinary laboratory and thought, "Yeah, I could do that." A retired veterinarian in Willmar, Brinton hopes to convert the lab where he once made vaccines for animals into one of Minnesota's two medical marijuana production facilities.
  4. US MN: Retired Veterinarian Seeks Willmar's OK for Medical
    West Central Tribune, 22 Jul 2014 - WILLMAR -- The Willmar Planning Commission will hold a public hearing at 7:05 p.m. Wednesday to consider a conditional use permit requested by retired veterinarian Dr. Marshall Brinton to allow a medical marijuana production lab/dispensary. Brinton has requested the permit to operate the production lab/dispensary in laboratory facilities he owns at 208 Lakeland Dr. S.E.
  5. US MN: Move Carefully With Medical Marijuana
    Duluth News-Tribune, 08 Jul 2014 - Minnesota's new medical marijuana law is intentionally and appropriately narrow. Those who truly need the beneficial compounds in cannabis will be able to get it, not by smoking but by ingesting pills or liquid, just like other medications. The law is written tightly
  6. US MN: Medical Marijuana -- What You Need To Know
    Post-Bulletin, 23 Jun 2014 - Medical marijuana is coming to Minnesota next summer. Rather than joints or other illicit forms of the street drug, medical pot will be made into oils, vapors or pills by two Minnesota manufacturers to be chosen by the state yet this year.
  7. US MN: Edu: Medical Marijuana Could Treat Pain Caused By
    Minnesota Daily, 11 Jun 2014 - The health condition isn't specified in Minnesota's new law, but it could be added in the future. A group of University of Minnesota researchers is testing to see if medical marijuana can help treat chronic pain caused by sickle cell disease, but state law is putting a hitch in their study.
  8. US MN: Will State's First Medical Marijuana Facility Be in
    West Central Tribune, 03 Jun 2014 - Entrepreneur Behind Proposal Driven by Child's Urgent Need MONTEVIDEO -- No sooner had Governor Mark Dayton signed the bill legalizing medical marijuana in Minnesota than Jeremy Pauling was lining up support to build the first facility to produce it in Montevideo.
  9. US MN: Advocate Asks Council to Seek Medical Marijuana
    The Austin Daily Herald, 03 Jun 2014 - A local marijuana activist is looking to get the city of Austin to bid on hosting one of eight medical marijuana dispensaries under Minnesota's new medical marijuana law. Deanna Ryther asked the Austin City Council during its public meeting Monday to put together a committee to ask the state Department of Health to build a dispensary in Austin, citing her own need for medical marijuana as well as the high demand around the state.

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