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What the 2020 Election Could Mean for Cannabis Legalization in Minnesota

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<![CDATA[While most Americans live in states where cannabis is legal in some form, marijuana is still listed as a Schedule 1 controlled substance and remains illegal under federal law. This federal prohibition, however, has not stopped states from legalizing adult use. The results of the 2020 election may tip several more states toward legalizing adult-use cannabis. Other than the states with adult-use on the ballot—Arizona, Montana, New Jersey and South Dakota—another key state to watch is Minnesota, where a Republican-controlled Senate is the only known roadblock to legalization. Minnesota House Majority Leader Ryan Winkler introduced a bill calling for the legalization of recreational cannabis, HF 4632, to the Minnesota House of Representatives on May 5, 2020, and it has been stuck in the House’s Commerce Committee due to the Republican Senate’s refusal to hear the bill. Democrats need to flip two seats in the Senate to gain control of both chambers. No other barrier appears to stand in the way of Minnesota legalizing adult-use cannabis. Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz has repeatedly said he is ready to sign a legalization bill the moment it is approved by the legislature. He has also tasked his administration and agencies to create the necessary…

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