Both of Minnesota’s medical marijuana producers offered patients a price break this week.
Minnesota legalized marijuana as a medication in July and set up a strictly limited, tightly regulated system designed to be as clinical and nonrecreational as possible. But that doesn’t mean that the state’s two designated medical marijuana companies aren’t competing for your cannabis business.
At Minneapolis-based Minnesota Medical Solutions, new patients can get a 50 percent discount on their first purchase during the month of October. Existing patients can enroll in a loyalty program that allows them to earn “points” toward future discounts on their medication, the company announced Thursday.
Earlier in the week, LeafLine Labs launched a 15 percent discount for patients who buy a month’s supply of cannabis or more. The Cottage Grove-based firm also offers a 12 percent discount to lower-income patients. MinnMed hiked its prices 15 to 20 percent in August but offers low-income patients a 15 percent discount. [Read more at the Minneapolis Star Tribune]