Chart: Sharp rise in Minnesota medical marijuana patients buoys businesses

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By Eli McVey

The number of medical marijuana patients in Minnesota more than quadrupled in 2016, breathing life back into an industry some observers feared was unsustainable.

Chalk it up to the addition of intractable pain to the state’s list of qualifying conditions, which had an immediate and dramatic impact on patient counts.

That growth helped bolster the two vertically integrated businesses supplying Minnesota’s MMJ market, both of which had been struggling because of low patient counts.

Minnesota’s MMJ patient registry ballooned by 3,129 in 2016 to hit more than 4,000, with 82% of the growth coming after intractable

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