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Minnesotanative January 26, 2014 at 08:57 am
Interesting when in our own community the police look the other way and allow pot dealers fromRead More another country do their thing. Why not regulate it and get the tax money? It will guarantee that it is a good clean organic variety and we would benefit from the taxes on it. Colorado and Washington and California( medical Marijuana) will be watched closely on this issue.
Eric Anondson January 26, 2014 at 10:40 am
Let's start with reforming drug sentencing around marijuana. It is a true minority of people thatRead More think our drug sentencing minimums are sane and are doing more societal good than societal harm. They are out of all proportion. And then when we fix drug sentencing minimums, we should retroactively revise sentences to all those in Minnesota prisons for drug violations. I'm not convinced "medical marijuana" should be the first hurdle to jump to changing the state's drug policy, we know everything medicinal in "medical marijuana" and regulated and is available over-the-counter by prescription already.
Minnesotanative January 27, 2014 at 10:41 am
Leslie, You stopped me as i entered a DFL event and bad mouth Gov Dayton because he opposed this. ItRead More appears to me that Gov Dayton is taking a guarded, rational approach to this issue. I am happy he is wanting more research on the entire issue. I think he will change his mind on this after the facts are out. But your approach is too extreme. Take some demeanor from Scott Dibble. H
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SomeGuy January 17, 2014 at 09:30 am
By that logic, the state should not regulate youth and alcohol or prescription drugs. KnownRead More health risks associated with overuse - regulation makes sense for minors.
Brandi Stillings January 17, 2014 at 10:01 am
No the state, or government should not have to limit a person's right to do anything. Tanning is theRead More least of our worries. I hate to go on a rant, but look at everything else they can control. It's becoming a dictatorship rather than a democracy. Now, they are drug testing random public school students, demanding we pay outrageous prices for prescriptions, tanning isn't the issue here. Taking away our right to do what we can is wrong. Although, it is unhealthy and teens should know better by now, the most we can do is educate them not demand change.
Tank Murdoch January 17, 2014 at 12:40 pm
Hey kids can get stoned legally in some States, why not take a tan too
Corey Flath January 13, 2014 at 11:57 am
Blue laws are a joke and shouldn't exist, and I can't believe it is still in place. Let theRead More business owners decide their hours of operation, not the government.
John January 14, 2014 at 09:15 am
They should go one step further and allow beer and wine sales in grocery stores and gas stationsRead More like most of our neighboring states.
Minnesotanative January 14, 2014 at 11:47 am
why not? I love going to Fla where I can buy my liquor and groceries in one stop.
Smokin' Joe November 14, 2013 at 07:47 am
Dayton: Property taxes projected to go down in 2014Read More http://blogs.mprnews.org/capitol-view/2013/07/dayton-property-taxes-projected-to-go-down-in-2014/
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Minnesotanative November 12, 2013 at 01:26 pm
It might as well be legal here in Rosemount. The police just look the other way or don't follow up.Read More .