Minnesota would become the 22nd U.S. state to legalize medical marijuana, but with some of the nation’s tightest limits on access under a bill approved Friday by the state House.
Updated: May 10, 2014, - 11:34 AM
The Senate backs a new proposal that would make it widely available for medicinal uses. It's on a collision course with a much more scaled-back House bill.
Updated: May 07, 2014, - 06:37 AM
“We have the votes to pass it,” the Senate bill sponsor says. A narrower bill is still working its way...
Updated: May 05, 2014, - 09:57 PM
Proposals prohibit smoking medical marijuana, leaving pills and vaporizers as ways to ingest the drug.
Updated: May 02, 2014, - 10:45 PM
The proposal uses Gov. Mark Dayton’s earlier offer of clinical trials to determine the drug’s efficacy, but broadens it to an unlimited number of participants that have doctors’ recommendations and who meet other eligibility requirements.
Updated: May 01, 2014, - 11:28 PM
Sheriffs, prosecutors and cops hit back as legalization proposal sails through various committees.
Updated: April 30, 2014, - 09:30 PM
Stalled proposal is suddenly on a fast track after languishing for weeks at the Capitol, but hurdles remain.
Updated: April 25, 2014, - 11:46 PM
Supporters of legalizing the drug are taking their fight into the spotlight, saying medical marijuana has failed to gain traction...
Updated: April 24, 2014, - 05:49 AM
Gov. Mark Dayton wants a bonding bill with a total price tag of $1.2 billion. Leaders of the Republican legislative minority want new debt held to $850 million, and have rare leverage because DFLers need a handful of Republican votes to approve bond sales.
Updated: April 22, 2014, - 05:53 AM