After significant work by our policy team, patients statewide, and other stakeholders, a number of changes were approved to the Minnesota Medical Cannabis program in late 2020/2021. These changes include: Addition of smokable, raw cannabis flower for patients 21 and older. This change will begin effective March 1, 2022, as the Office of Medical Cannabis
Sensible Change Minnesota's Advocacy Committee is excited to share our Agenda for 2021! Given the current situation with COVID-19 and the limitations that puts on advocacy organizations, we have scaled back the issues we are working on this year. Medical Cannabis Add raw cannabis flower as an allowable delivery method for medical cannabis. Protect patients
Today, Sensible Change Minnesota releases the Minnesota Medical Cannabis Pricing and Patient Experience Report. This report discusses the price of medical cannabis in Minnesota, patient survey findings, patient numbers, and other comparisons between Minnesota's failing medical cannabis system and states with patient-centered models. Key Findings: 86% of surveyed registered medical cannabis patients reported price
Sensible Change Minnesota's Advocacy Committee is excited to share our Agenda for 2020! Medical Cannabis Improve Patient Access & Affordability Provide that any cannabis product, including raw cannabis flower produced by a Minnesota licensed medical cannabis manufacturer is “medical cannabis” under Minnesota law and can be sold to and possessed by patients. Allow for delivery
The Sensible Change Minnesota Board of Directors is excited to share our brand new membership program! Members may joint at three levels: Supporter, Advocate, and Reformer, and have the option to pay monthly or annually. Annual members receive a discount on their membership! Benefits include early access to Sensible Change Minnesota publications, event discounts,
Sensible Change Minnesota Calls on Governor, Legislative Leaders, to Ensure Medical Cannabis Safety in Wake of Vaping-Related Illnesses
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE St. Paul – September 8, 2019 Sensible Change Minnesota Calls on Governor, Legislative Leaders, to Ensure Medical Cannabis Safety in Wake of Vaping-Related Illnesses With the surge of vaping-related lung illnesses reported in the media, Sensible Change Minnesota is calling on elected leaders to immediately address access to and the affordability
Sensible Change Minnesota is excited to introduce you to our two summer interns! Rory O'Brien, Policy & Organizing Intern Rory O’Brien is a student at Minneapolis College majoring in Addiction Counseling with plans at working towards dual licensure for LADC and LCSW. She is on the board of Minneapolis College’s Students for Sensible Drug Policy.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE St. Paul - April 7, 2019 On Friday, April 5th, the House Health and Human Services Committee adopted changes to a bill affecting the state’s medical cannabis program which would improve access and affordability for Minnesota’s patients. The measures, brought forward by Representative Rod Hamilton (R - Mountain Lake), add chronic
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE St. Paul - March 22, 2019 Yesterday Republican Senator Dan Hall presented his bill SF1070, which makes changes to Minnesota’s medical cannabis program, to the Senate Health and Human Service Finance and Policy Committee. Senator Melisa Franzen, a Democrat from Edina, offered two bill amendments to make medical cannabis more accessible
Today our team sent the below letter to Representative Liz Olson and Senator Julie Rosen thanking them for their work on the Opioid Stewardship Bill. We encourage you to reach out to your representatives and ask them to support HF 400 and SF 751.