Minnesota Governor Says No to Recreational Marijuana on His Watch

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Gov. Mark Dayton warned Minnesota advocates of legal recreational marijuana that they won’t be successful on his watch.

Dayton ruled out the possibility Thursday during an interview with MPR’s Kerri Miller at the Minnesota State Fair. Asked by a member of the audience about the changing attitude toward cannabis nationally, the DFL governor said he won’t loosen Minnesota’s marijuana laws during his final year of his term.

STATE BY STATE: Minnesota Cannabis News

Dayton went on to list problems he said stem from drug abuse — though he focused on opioids and other illicit drugs. He said making marijuana more readily available goes in the wrong direction.

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Source: Cannabis Business Times

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