This article, written by NORML, appears here with permission.
Lawmakers have resolved differences between House-backed and Senate-backed marijuana legalization measures. The finalized measure now goes back to both chambers for floor votes, which could take place as soon as tomorrow.
Lawmakers will need to act quickly as the legislative session is set to end later this week.
Once re-approved by both chambers, the bill will be advanced to Democratic Gov. Tim Walz, who intends to sign it into law. If enacted, Minnesota will become the 23rd state to legalize and regulate the use and sale of cannabis by those ages 21 and older.
Provisions in the bill permit adults to purchase (up to two ounces from state-licensed retailers, as well as lesser quantities of concentrates and/or edibles), home-cultivate (up to eight plants, no more than four of which can be mature), and …