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HF 1284

as introduced - 92nd Legislature (2021 - 2022) Posted on 02/18/2021 03:30pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to health; adding opiate addiction as a qualifying medical condition for
participation in the medical cannabis registry program; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2020, section 152.22, subdivision 14.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 152.22, subdivision 14, is amended to read:


Subd. 14.

Qualifying medical condition.

"Qualifying medical condition" means a
diagnosis of any of the following conditions:

(1) cancer, if the underlying condition or treatment produces one or more of the following:

(i) severe or chronic pain;

(ii) nausea or severe vomiting; or

(iii) cachexia or severe wasting;

(2) glaucoma;

(3) human immunodeficiency virus or acquired immune deficiency syndrome;

(4) Tourette's syndrome;

(5) amyotrophic lateral sclerosis;

(6) seizures, including those characteristic of epilepsy;

(7) severe and persistent muscle spasms, including those characteristic of multiple
sclerosis;

(8) inflammatory bowel disease, including Crohn's disease;

(9) terminal illness, with a probable life expectancy of under one year, if the illness or
its treatment produces one or more of the following:

(i) severe or chronic pain;

(ii) nausea or severe vomiting; or

(iii) cachexia or severe wasting; deleted text beginor
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new text begin (10) opiate addiction; or
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deleted text begin (10)deleted text endnew text begin (11)new text end any other medical condition or its treatment approved by the commissioner.