MN medical cannabis regulator seeks additional $500,000

Minnesota’s medical marijuana regulatory agency said it needs more money to fund the operation of a patient database and the inspection of the state’s two MMJ drug manufacturers.

The Office of Medical Cannabis is requesting $500,000 in additional funds over the next two years, underscoring the financial squeeze regulators face in overseeing one of the more heavily restricted MMJ industries nationwide, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reported.

The funding request comes on top of the $1.4 million a year the state kicks in to help cover operating costs, according to the newspaper.

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