Will state’s first medical marijuana facility be in Montevideo? Entrepreneur behind proposal driven by child’s urgent need
MONTEVIDEO — No sooner had Governor Mark Dayton signed the bill legalizing medical marijuana in Minnesota than Jeremy Pauling was lining up support to build the first facility to produce it in Montevideo.
“I was brought up not to sit on my hands,’’ said Pauling.
There’s another reason for his urgency. His seven year-old-daughter Katelyn suffers chronic seizures due to Batten Disease. It’s an inherited and fatal neurological disease.
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