Learn more about marijuana in Minnesota
Is Marijuana Legal in Minnesota? ▼
Where Can Marijuana be Consumed in Minnesota?▼
Cannabis products are forbidden from being consumed in a dispensary location or manufacturing facility. Additionally, cardholders are prohibited from consuming or possessing marijuana:
- On a school bus or van
- On the property of any preschool or school up to the 12th grade
- In a correctional facility
- On the property of any home daycare or child care facility
- On public transportation, including public buses or taxis
- Vaporizing cannabis oil where the vapor may be inhaled by a non-cardholders minor
- In a cardholder's workplace
- In any place which can generally be viewed as public
Minnesota prohibits medical marijuana cardholders from smoking marijuana. Instead, medical marijuana products must be in liquid (such as oil), in a pill, or in a vaporizer that does not use dried leaves or raw plant cannabis. Additional dosage forms may be approved by the Department of Health as deemed medically appropriate..
How Do I Find Work in the Minnesota Marijuana Industry?▼
Minnesota residents aged 21 and older may apply to work at a dispensary location or product manufacturer, provided they have not been convicted of a felony. This will be verified through a background check paid for by the applicant through the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.
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Is Drug Testing for Marijuana Legal in Minnesota? ▼
Unless the cardholder is under the influence or intoxicated while at work, employers in Minnesota are prohibited from discriminating against an employee simply for being on the medical cardholder registry at any point during their employment. A cardholder who fails a drug test due to cannabis components and related metabolites being present are responsible for providing verification they are in the registry to the employer.
Is Delivery of Marijuana Legal in Minnesota?▼
Marijuana can be transferred from the manufacturer to a laboratory or dispensary location, but cannot be delivered directly to cardholders at this time.Caregivers may, however, purchase cannabis products and deliver them to the cardholder.
How is Marijuana Paid For at Minnesota Dispensaries? ▼
Minnesota dispensary locations accept cash and typically have an ATM on-site.