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Minnesota Gearing Up For Summer Rollout of Restrictive Medical Marijuana Law

Police chiefs across the state are preparing for the launch of Minnesota’s medical marijuana program this summer.

Minnesota passed one of the country’s most restrictive medical marijuana laws last year. It prohibits personally growing marijuana or smoking marijuana and can be prescribed for less than a dozen conditions.

Kevin Sabet, a former senior adviser at the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy and head of the Drug Policy Institute at the University of Florida, is speaking at a gathering of police chiefs in St. Cloud this week. Sabet said he’s so far been impressed with the narrowness of Minnesota’s medical marijuana program.

“Advocates, many of them who want to legalize marijuana outright, they don’t really like the program, they want it to be a cover for full legalization,” Sabet said. “Law enforcement has actually played a pretty good role in trying to keep it limited.” [Read more at Minnesota Public Radio]

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