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Minnesota House Approves Recreational Marijuana Bill, The First-Ever Vote Of Its Kind In The State

29 days ago   |   By CBS

ST. PAUL, MINN. - The Minnesota House on Thursday night approved a bill that would legalize recreational marijuana in the state, a historic vote for an effort some have been pushing for decades.
“This bill is a long time coming,” said House Majority Leader Ryan Winkler, DFL-Golden Valley. “Minnesotans have decided that it is time to legalize cannabis and right the wrongs of the criminal prohibition of cannabis that has failed Minnesota.”
The bill's passage on a 72-61 vote - with some Republican support and a few DFL defectors - is the farthest the proposal has ever traveled through the...
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Is Recreational Weed Legal in Minnesota? House Passes Marijuana Bill

Is Recreational Weed Legal in Minnesota? House Passes Marijuana Bill

29 days ago   |   By Newsweek

The Minnesota House approved legalization of the drug, but the bill is likely to die in the GOP-controlled state senate.
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