Marijuana in Minnesota

Recreational use of cannabis for adults 21 and older is now legal in Minnesota.

National rise in pot use hits Minnesota, too
About 36 percent of U.S. high school seniors and 12 percent of eighth graders reported smoking marijuana in the past year, according to the report.
Pot legalization effort moves east to Maine
Voters in Portland are being asked whether they want to make it legal for adults 21 and over to possess - but not purchase or sell - up to 2.5 ounces of pot. The Nov. 5 vote is being eyed nationally as momentum grows in favor of legalizing marijuana use.
CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta says he spoke too soon in opposing the medical use of marijuana in the past and that he now believes the drug can have very real benefits for people with specific health problems.
Marijuana politics could be heating up soon in Minnesota
Law enforcement groups oppose making marijuana legal. But state Rep. Carly Melin, the bill's chief sponsor in the House, said it would bring much-needed relief to some patients. There is also a Senate version of the bill.
Medical marijuana bill outlined, but debate waits
Supporters of legalizing marijuana for medical use put their plan forward at Minnesota's Capitol on Thursday even though the major debate will wait until next year.
Cupcake makers, pawnbrokers and storage container raiders have all had their moments in reality television's spotlight. Now the time may be right for marijuana growers -- and the people who chase them.
Link between pot smoking and IQ drop challenged
A new analysis is challenging a report that suggests regular marijuana smoking during the teen years can lead to a long-term drop in IQ.
Will cigarette makers jump into pot market?
The states of Washington and Colorado legalized possession of small amounts of recreational marijuana in the November elections, but it is unclear if any cigarette makers plan to supply either market.