MINNESOTA: Legalization of medical marijuana has resurfaced in Minnesota, but supporters are considering a new approach for the 2014 session and the potential changes are winning the backing of some law enforcement groups. Legislation to decriminalize medical marijuana passed the Senate and the House in 2009, but was vetoed by former Gov. Tim Pawlenty.
Rep. Patti Fritz (DFL-Faribault) recently declared that she would vote legislation to legalize medical marijuana down if it came up, although she and other local legislators noted that a bill was unlikely in this short session. [Read more…]