DFL’ers use 4/20 to call for marijuana legalization - Bring Me The News
Democrats use unofficial holiday to say: #LegalizeMN.
January 31, 2022
One-on-one with Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan as the 2022 Minnesota legislative session begins
During their discussion, the Lieutenant Governor touches on frontline worker pay, education issues, the push to legalize recreational marijuana, and public safety.
January 26, 2022
Gov. Walz proposes legalizing marijuana and spending $2.3 billion on health and public safety - Minnesota Reformer
Gov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan unveiled a sweeping package of health and public safety proposals Wednesday that would cost nearly $2.3 billion over three years. Walz and Flanagan’s supplemental budget recommendations include a slew of policies the governor says will lower crime rates and…
Legalizing marijuana and expunging marijuana convictions would have a tremendous impact on the safety of our communities by allowing law enforcement to focus on violent crime and regulating the industry in order to keep our kids safe. #LegalizeMN
Co-Author: HF4541 (2017-2018) – Marijuana use and possession authorized, commercial regulation provided, and sales tax imposed.
Co-Author: HF0121 (2017-2018) – Patients with kidney disease or kidney failure treated with kidney dialysis allowed to enroll in the patient registry for use of medical cannabis
Co-Author: HF0926 (2017-2018) – Marijuana; individuals 21 years of age allowed to consume and use marijuana for personal use, regulation provided, marijuana establishment activities permitted, rulemaking authorized, criminal penalties provided, fee schedule and tax development required, and constitutional amendment proposed.