“We have to assess what the best strategy is for building support for ultimate passage rather than try to rush something through before it is ready,” says DFL House Majority Leader Ryan Winkler. “Or creating a lot of opposition unnecessarily.”
Secretary of State Steve Simon’s interpretation of the law governing Minnesota’s new presidential primary means two pro-marijuana parties will get the same information about DFL and GOP voters as the DFL and Minnesota GOP do.
And does that justify legalization? A new political committee is trying to make the case.
While lawmakers discuss marijuana legalization at the Capitol, the leaders of MN Campaign for Full Legalization and the Minnesota chapter of Smart Approaches to Marijuana will co-host a series of forums around the state.