Eagan, MN (NNCNOW.com) -- It's been nearly one year since medical cannabis was legalized in Minnesota. Medical marijuana has already made a significant difference for many Minnesotans who suffered tough times before it was legalized.

"I use the product before I go to bed and I sleep through the night now," said Rick Ebner, registered medical cannabis patient.

Rick Ebner has found hope in the midst of his struggle with chronic pain. "With MS you need a tool kit you need to be creative and this is thinking outside the box and it helps," said Ebner.

Its been almost a year since medical marijuana became available to qualified Minnesota patients. The law took effect on July 1st of last year.

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Tara Terregino ~ NorthlandNewsCenter.com ~

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