Minnesota’s two medical marijuana makers say it’s time the state program shed its restrictive reputation and let sick patients smoke cannabis.
The executives of LeafLine Labs and Minnesota Medical Solutions want state lawmakers to legalize smokable medical marijuana when they gavel into session in February. The benefits, the executives say, are clear: Prices will plummet, enrollment will soar and patients will prosper.
“This is the single greatest step that can be taken to bring prices down for patients,” said Dr. Kyle Kingsley, founder of Minnesota Medical Solutions. “The addition of flower will save the Minnesota program. Right now, there’s still very low demand. The manufacturers are still losing money every year.”