Minneapolis Pain Clinic Announces New Qualifying Condition for Medical Card

Top Minnesota Pain Clinic has a big announcement that they believe is going to have a major impact.

Minneapolis, Minnesota- Top pain clinic in Minneapolis has a big announcement that could have a major impact on the medical cannabis industry in the state of Minnesota.

Dodson Pain Clinic, the established location for pain management in Minneapolis, as well as the go-to clinic for medical marijuana card qualifications, is sharing the news of new qualifying conditions for medical cannabis certification in Minnesota. The news is said to be a huge step in the right direction for medical marijuana reform in the state.

According to Jennifer Dodson, who runs Dodson Pain Clinic along with her husband (who is the clinic’s Medical Director), as of December of 2019, the new qualifying condition for a med card is actually Alzheimer’s disease. Jennifer explains, “Alzheimer’s is a neurological disease which affects brain function in various ways. Alzheimer’s disease symptoms have a great effect on the brains cognitive function like memory, reasoning, and thinking, decision-making, judgment, performing daily tasks, and even personality changes.”

The pain clinic is excited and extremely hopeful of the opportunity to treat such a common yet detrimental disease with cannabis, however, Jennifer says their patients won’t be able to enroll for this qualifying condition until July 1st, and the actual medicine will be available for pick up, August 1st.

The local Minneapolis pain clinic prides themselves on being the most qualified and discreet providers of cannabis certification in Minnesota. According to the experts at Dodson Pain Clinic, only patients who are legal Minnesota residents and have been diagnosed with one of the qualifying conditions are eligible to receive medical cannabis in Minnesota.

The following is a list of other qualifying conditions for medical cards in Minnesota:

Cancer-associated with severe/chronic pain, nausea or severe vomiting, or cachexia or severe wasting.



Tourette’s Syndrome.

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis


Severe and persistent muscle spasms, including those characteristics of Multiple Sclerosis.

Inflammatory bowel disease, including Crohn’s disease.

Terminal illness

Intractable pain (various cause and diagnosis)

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder


Obstructive Sleep Apnea

More information can be found at https://www.dodsonpainconsultants.com/careers/

Dodson pain clinic is located at 4600 Lake Rd Ave #301, Minneapolis, MN

The clinic wants interested and qualifying parties to know they are always there to help, Dodson Pain Clinic can be reached at 763-284-9177

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