February 19, 2021 at 8:00am – 9:00am
Minnesota State Bar Association Health Law Section and Food Drug & Device Law Section
Chris Tholkes, Director at the Office of Medical Cannabis | Minnesota State Department of Health
Ranelle Leier, Partner | Fox Rothschild LLP
An overview of Minnesota’s medical cannabis program will be provided and include who is eligible, how to register, what conditions qualify, and what medications are available. The State Health Dept. Director at the Office of Medical Cannabis, Chris Tholkes, will also provide updates on patient experience with the program, and patient and provider participation data. Lastly, Chris will set the stage for the current landscape in Minnesota around cannabis and what the future may hold for the program. Presenter Ranelle Leier will discuss the current state of FDA regulation of dietary supplements and conventional food products containing cannabis and cannabis-derived compounds, including cannabidiol (CBD). Ranelle will also discuss the State of Minnesota’s recent law regarding the sale of certain CBD products.