Minnesota NORML announced our 2024 Legislative Agenda to news media and supporters, on August 1, 2023, Legalization Day in Minnesota, at Grounded Gardens hemp shop, in St Paul, Minnesota. “August 1, 2023 is Legalization Day in Minnesota, a day so many of us have worked so hard for, for so… Read More »Minnesota NORML Announces 2024 Legislative Agenda
Not everyone knows that the Minnesota Constitution prevents governmental entities of the state from requiring a license to sell the products of the farm or garden occupied and cultivated by the seller. But it does. Does this mean that a person who grows marijuana on their own residential property can… Read More »Minnesota Constitution: After Legalization
Minnesota NORML supports for the forward looking cannabis legalization legislation, currently before the Minnesota House & Senate. It represents a step in the right direction. But the Minnesota legislature could improve it. Here, we discuss three key areas that should be fixed now. These three issues are necessary for cannabis… Read More »2023 Minnesota Legalization Bill: A Step Forward?
Legalization of a Commercial Market 1. Minnesota Constitutional Amendment Ballot Question Many of the adult-legal states got there, not by legislation, but by voter initiative on the states’ general election ballot. Minnesota is not an Initiative and Referendum state, as many of those other States are. So we cannot engage… Read More »Legislative Agenda 2022 – Minnesota NORML
The Minnesota House of Representatives, in a bipartisan vote, for the first time in Minnesota history passed a Bill to legalize responsible adult-use marijuana. Though the Bill highly regulates and restricts, adults would no longer be subject to arrest, criminal conviction or incarceration simply for moderate use of marijuana. An… Read More »Minnesota House Passes Marijuana Legalization Bill – A Historic First
Many Bills are now pending in the 2021 Minnesota legislature. But here we’ll focus on the medical cannabis reform bills. We identify the Bills as either Senate File (“SF”) or House File (“HF”) followed by the Bill number. And we provide a brief description. This can help you as you… Read More »Medical Cannabis Bills in the 2021 Minnesota Legislature