Sections

Weather Forecast

Close
Advertisement

Minnesota Senate approves medical marijuana

Email

ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans suffering conditions they feel only marijuana can help cheered Tuesday as senators overwhelmingly approved using extracts from the plant for medical uses.

Meanwhile, state representatives prepared to debate the issue as early as Friday.

"This is restricted only to medical purposes only under very, very tight conditions," said Sen. Scott Dibble, DFL-Minneapolis, who sponsored the Senate bill.

Get the full story
Subscribe or Log In

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
randomness