The Minneapolis Star Tribune (11/30, Olson) reports the Minnesota Department of Health said on Monday that Alzheimer’s disease will be eligible beginning in 2019 for treatment with medical marijuana under the state’s program that began three years ago. Some research indicates marijuana may slow the progression of the disease, though studies are limited. Other benefits may include mood enhancement, sleep improvement, and other behavioral positive side effects.The AP (12/3) reports Alzheimer’s will be eligible beginning August 2019, according to the state Health Department. (SOURCE: APA Headlines)