St. Paul, MN (KROC-AM News) - The Minnesota Department of Health says the Office of Medical Cannabis managed to register 54 healthcare practitioners during the first week of operations for the state’s medical medical marijuana program registration system.Just over 100 healthcare practitioners submitted applications last week.

Officials also reported Monday that 27 patients had been certified to receive medical marijuana and 8 of them had completed the process, which means they are authorized to pick up medicinal cannabis products when they become available July 1st.

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