medical marijuana

Disabled Veteran Says Medical Marijuana Prices Are Too High, State & Company Leaders Respond

The Botanist In Fargo is operated by Acreage Holdings based out of New York

FARGO, ND — It took years for North Dakota to establish its medical marijuana program which was approved by voters in 2016. Now that it’s up and running, with one dispensary open in Fargo, some people are saying the cost is just too high for those who really need the drug. Tom Schmidtgal is on a mission he says to educate…

Gov. Burgum Signs Immediate Changes To Medical Marijuana Program

Twelve conditions were added to the list of debilitating medical conditions including cancer

BISMARCK, ND — Some big changes have been implemented in North Dakota’s medical marijuana program. Twelve conditions were added to the list of debilitating medical conditions including cancer. A veteran receiving treatment from a federal VA entity may submit a copy of their medical records instead of getting a written certificate. Physician assistants can now complete a written certification. Those changes…

Company Gets Approval For Next Step To Open Four More Medical Marijuana Centers

North Dakota Health Department anticipates seven dispensaries in the state will be registered and operational by the end of this year

BISMARCK, ND — Four more dispensary applications for medical marijuana have been approved to move forward in North Dakota. GR Vending ND LLC, also known as Grassroots Cannabis, is one step closer to getting a certificate from the health department for locations in Devils Lake, Dickinson, Jamestown and Minot. They are already operating in Fargo as The Botanist. The health department…

North Dakota’s First Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens

Over a dozen people lined up to learn about how The Botanist's products could help their needs

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota’s first medical marijuana dispensary opened its doors Friday morning in Fargo. When Justyce Dahl found out a medical marijuana dispensary was opening in Fargo, he drove six hours from Williston to learn about how it could help his chronic pain. “I broke my back in a car accident. I have quite extensive nerve damage in my…

North Dakota’s First Medical Marijuana Dispensary Set to Open Friday

Future dispensaries will be opened in Bismarck, Grand Forks and Williston

FARGO, N.D. — Nearly three years after medicinal marijuana was approved by voters, the Botanist in Fargo is set to open its doors tomorrow as the first state–licensed dispensary in North Dakota. In 2016, voters cast their vote to create a medical marijuana program in North Dakota. After three years of legislative adjustments and the state approving licenses, the state’s first…

Opening Delayed By One Day For North Dakota’s First Medical Marijuana Dispensary

Multiple product types will be available including dried leaves and flowers, vaporizing pens and shatter.

FARGO, ND — The opening of North Dakota’s first medical marijuana dispensary is being delayed by one day. The Botanist was scheduled to open Thursday but it will now open at 10 a.m. on Friday. The dispensary is located in a strip mall along 13th Avenue South near Target. Multiple product types will be available including dried leaves and flowers, vaporizing…

North Dakota’s First Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens Next Week

The Health Department says Acreage Holdings will open The Botanist on Thursday, Feb. 28.

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) _ North Dakota’s first medical marijuana dispensary is scheduled to open next week in Fargo. The Health Department says Acreage Holdings will open The Botanist on Thursday, Feb. 28. It will sell medical marijuana produced by a Bismarck manufacturing facility. Voters approved the drug in November 2016. The Health Department has been working on the system since…

North Dakota House Adds To Medical Marijuana Bill, Still Needs Senate Approval

House Also Rejects Sexual Orientation Discrimination Bill

BISMARCK, N.D. — The North Dakota House has voted in favor of several proposed changes to the state’s medical marijuana law. The changes will need Senate approval before they can take effect. House members approved adding 13 illnesses to the list of 17 approved medical conditions, along with terminal illnesses. They would include Tourette syndrome, migraines, rheumatoid arthritis, opioid withdrawal and…

Alzheimer’s Added to Medical Marijuana List

Health officials in Minnesota say Alzheimer's disease now qualifies as a condition to receive medical marijuana

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota health officials are adding Alzheimer’s disease as a qualifying condition to get medical marijuana. The state Health Department says the new condition would take effect in August. Health Commissioner Jan Malcolm says there is “some evidence” that marijuana improves the mood, sleep and behavior of people with Alzheimer’s. Alzheimer’s was one of seven suggested additions…