January 16, 2019 12:42 PM
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Emotions ran high as the debate kicked off at the state Capitol on whether Minnesota should legalize recreational marijuana.
A news conference called by opponents of legalization Wednesday was marked by heckling from marijuana supporters before ending in a shouting match.
Judson "Kim" Bemis of Smart Approaches to Marijuana Minnesota said the current science does not support the commercialization and normalization of recreational marijuana. He said use by teens and young adults skyrockets when marijuana is legalized.
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Updated: January 16, 2019 12:42 PM
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