MAY 29, 2014 - MINNESOTA BECOMES 22ND STATE TO LEGALIZE MEDICAL MARIJUANA
Minnesota becomes the 22nd state to legalize medical marijuana when Governor Mark Dayton signs SF 2470 into law on May 29, 2014.
The bill allows oil, pill, and vaporized forms of medical marijuana but prohibits smoked marijuana.
Conditions approved for use are cancer (if the underlying condition or treatment produces severe or chronic pain, nausea or severe vomiting, or cachexia or severe wasting), glaucoma, HIV/AIDS, Tourette’s syndorme, ALS, seizures/epilepsy, severe and persistent muscle spasms/MS, Crohn’s disease, and terminal illness with a life expectancy of under one year.
SF 2470, Minnesota Legislature website, May 29, 2014