Minnesota legislators begin path to legalize marijuana | NASCAR Racing News

St. PAUL, Minnesota (AP) — The Minnesota legislature got down the road to legalizing recreational marijuana for adults Wednesday when a legislative committee held the first session of the year on a bill that supporters say is designed to avoid pitfalls plaguing states that already have legalization. on him.

The bill is an updated version of one that passed the Minnesota House of Representatives in 2021 with some bipartisan support but died in the state Senate, which was then held by Republicans. Now that both chambers have Democratic majorities, sponsors say they’re confident they can put the bill on the desk of Democratic Gov. Tim Walz, who Undertaking to sign it.

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