Medical pot bill might waft away
ST. PAUL — The prognosis for a bill in the state House to legalize medical marijuana became hazy Tuesday when its chief sponsor said there’s a “stalemate” with critics.
Law enforcement groups are worried about the potential for abuse under the bill, and Gov. Mark Dayton has called on supporters to work out a compromise.
But Rep. Carly Melin, a Hibbing DFLer and chief sponsor of the bill in the House, said Tuesday that negotiations have deadlocked.
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