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Minnesota Passes Medical Marijuana Bill

Minnesota Passes Medical Marijuana Bill

After years of debating, Minnesota lawmakers passed a bill on May 16, 2014, that clears the way for medical marijuana. Patients must meet one of eight conditions to receive treatment.

Bill Held Over Caution

Medical Marijuana Bill Delayed in Minnesota

Tensions have been running high in Minnesota lately, with Gov. Mark Dayton facing a television commercial that openly accuses him of singlehandedly blocking medical marijuana. However, he isn’t blocking all medical marijuana, rather he has been trying to steamroll a restricted measure that only permits medical marijuana for seizure disorders. Activists have discounted this because it deprives many other patients of the benefits.


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