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Marijuana legalization passes in House, heads to Senate

Posted on AllSides April 26th, 2023
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The Minnesota House of Representatives has passed a bill to legalize and regulate recreational marijuana in Minnesota. The House passed the bill 71-59, as amended, when it reconvened Tuesday after members halted discussion late Monday. Its next stop is the Senate, which plans to consider its own version of the legislation Friday. “Today is a big day because we are now at the five-yard line” for legalizing cannabis, the lead author, Democratic Rep. Zack Stephenson, of Coon Rapids, said at a news conference ahead of Monday’s debate. The bill has...

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