Minnesota lawmakers to introduce recreational marijuana bill

Minnesota lawmakers to introduce recreational marijuana bill Photo: Joe Mazan/KSTP

January 28, 2019 09:02 AM

Two Democratic lawmakers plan to introduce a bill in both chambers that would outline the legalization of recreational marijuana in Minnesota.

Sen. Melisa Franzen and Rep. Mike Freiberg plan to introduce the bill Monday, according to a press release from their offices. 

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Last week, a bill was introduced that would put recreational marijuana on the 2020 ballot as a constitutional amendment

Gov. Walz has previously expressed his support for the legalization of recreational marijuana. Minnesota currently has a restrictive medical marijuana program.

 

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