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Medical marijuana bill spurs debate

A medical marijuana bill is again working its way through the Minnesota Legislature, hedging toward approval -- and a possible veto. Several opinions on this debate can be found on the links below.

A medical marijuana bill is again working its way through the Minnesota Legislature, hedging toward approval -- and a possible veto. Several opinions on this debate can be found on the links below.

Rep. Thomas Huntley of Duluth is the lead author in the House of S.F. 345, and he writes in support of the bill. See "Narrowly tailored bill would provide help to ill patients."

James Backstrom is the Dakota County Attorney and writes against the bill. See "Marijuana is not an accepted remedy, and there are substitutes available."

Social worker David Taylor of Duluth and Jeanette McDougal, a drug abuse prevention teacher, also write against the bill. See "'Medical' marijuana is snake oil remedy."

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