On Monday, the state of Minnesota chose the two companies they would like to grow medical marijuana for the whole state. These companies are LeafLine Labs and Minnesota Medical Solutions.
Ed Ehlinger, Minnesota Health Department Commissioner announced that they chose these two out of the twelve which applied because they felt they were the pair most capable of serving the people who need their service the most.
“This program is ultimately all about getting ill people medicine that can help reduce their suffering,” comments Ehlinger. “This is an important day for the rollout of the program, and an important day for those Minnesotans suffering from conditions that may be improved through the use of medical cannabis.”
Approximately 5,000—and as many as 15,000—patients could sign up for the new Minnesota Medical Cannabis program as early as next year. Patients suffering from conditions such as glaucoma to Crohn’s disease to cancer could benefit greatly from this new program, and the announcement on Monday could put two medical marijuana manufacturers ahead of all others in their budding industry.
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