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Continued: Conflict at Capitol over medical marijuana looms as Senate passes sweeping bill

  • Article by: PATRICK CONDON , Star Tribune
  • Last update: May 7, 2014 - 6:37 AM

Medical marijuana has scrambled the usual partisan alliances at the Capitol, with Democrats and Republicans on both sides of the debate.

“Doctors prescribe highly toxic, highly addictive substances every day,” said Sen. Branden Petersen, R-Andover. “Nobody has ever died of a marijuana overdose.”

 

Abby Simons and Rachel E. Stassen-Berger contributed to this story.

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