Minnesota: Medical Marijuana Handbook
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2023 Minnesota Medical Marijuana Handbook
Minnesota has 5 bordering states consisting of Iowa, Michigan, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.
Medical marijuana is legal in Iowa , but there is no cannabis sales tax on it. There is no cannabis excise tax charged on medical marijuana in Iowa.
Medical marijuana is legal in Michigan and is subject to a cannabis sales tax of 6.00%. There is no cannabis excise tax charged on medical marijuana in Michigan.
Medical marijuana is legal in North Dakota and is subject to a cannabis sales tax of 5.00%. There is no cannabis excise tax charged on medical marijuana in North Dakota.
Medical marijuana is legal in South Dakota , but there is no cannabis sales tax on it. There is no cannabis excise tax charged on medical marijuana in South Dakota.
Medical Marijuana is illegal in and Wisconsin, so there is no tax on medical marijuana in those states.
About Minnesota Medical Marijuana
Is medical marijuana legal in Minnesota?
Yes, medical marijuana is legal in Minnesota
When and how did Minnesota legalize marijuana for medical use?
Minnesota legalized medical marijuana in 2014. This law was passed using Senate Bill 2470 . The official name for this law is the THC Therapeutic Research Act
Minnesota Medical Marijuana possession limits
- 30-day supply (non-smokable)
Is it legal to grow marijuana for medicinal use at home in Minnesota?
No, medical marijuana patients are not allowed to grow marijuana for medicinal use a home.
Are there medical dispensaries available to patients?
Yes, as long as the patient presents the appropriate documentation for Minnesota.
The products allowed are:
- vaporized delivery method which does not require the use of dried leaves or plant form
- A patient cannot be given more than 450 grams of dried raw cannabis per visit.
Is there a list of specific conditions for medical marijuana in Minnesota?
- Cancer, if it or the treatment causes severe or chronic pain, nausea or severe vomiting, or cachexia or severe wasting
- Tourette's syndrome
- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
- Severe and persistent muscle spasms including those characteristic of MS
- Crohn's disease
- Terminal illness, with a probable life expectancy of under one year, if it or the treatment causes severe or chronic pain, nausea or severe vomiting, or cachexia or severe wasting
- Any other medical condition or its treatment approved by the commissioner.
The list above, and more detailed information on it, can be found in the Minnesota medical marijuana law
Does Minnesota have a medical registry system or ID card?
Yes, Minnesota keeps track of their medical marijuna patients.
Registration costs $200 or is discounted to $50 for those receiving Social Security disability benefits or those who are rated by the VA as disabled, among other. A patient's enrollment in the registry program shall only be denied if the patient:
- does not have certification from a health care practitioner that they have been diagnosed with a qualifying medical condition;
- has not signed and returned the disclosure form required to the commissioner;
- does not provide the information required;
- has previously been removed from the registry program for violations
- provides false information
Denial of enrollment into the registry program is considered a final decision of the commissioner and is subject to judicial review under the Administrative Procedure Act.
Does Minnesota recognize patients from other states?
No, Minnesota does not recognize patients from any state.
Click here to visit Minnesota's Medical Marijuana website