Adult-use marijuana legalization could become a reality in Minnesota as early as this week after state lawmakers agreed on final details in a conference committee Tuesday.
Licensed adult-use sales, however, will likely have to wait until summer 2024.
UPDATE: The marijuana bill is completed and “locked,” according to one sponsor.
Conference committee has approved final changes.
Floor votes to come within the next few days, although timing TBD. #mnleg https://t.co/fdM4d5xAuh pic.twitter.com/9bKQPK7mkW
— Brian Bakst (@Stowydad) May 16, 2023
Both houses of the Minnesota Legislature passed adult-use cannabis legalization bills in late April.
In the Senate, legalization passed on a razor-thin party-line vote, 34 in favor to 33 against.
Democrats control both houses of the Legislature and the governor’s office.
The House and Senate versions differed on some minute details, including possession limits and municipalities’ power to ban or limit retail licenses.
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