Minnesota Parents Go After Dayton For His Stance On Medical Marijuana

A Woodbury parent said the governor should “put special needs ahead of special interests.”

MINNESOTA:  Parents of suffering children used an emotional Wednesday news conference to blame Gov. Mark Dayton for killing a bill that would allow them to use marijuana to ease children’s seizures.

A Woodbury parent said the governor should “put special needs ahead of special interests.”

“Minnesotans with debilitating medical conditions and their families should not have to take a backseat to politics,” said Jessica Hauser of Woodbury, whose son Wyatt has epilepsy.

The parents were critical of comments Dayton made in a radio interview this week in which he all but declared efforts dead to legalize marijuana to help children with seizures and other Minnesotans with extreme pain.

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