Minnesota Governor Signs Extremely Restrictive Medical Marijuana Law

By: Thursday May 29, 2014 10:50 am

Only two licensed manufacturers with eight distribution centers throughout the state will be allowed to produce and provide the medicine to patients. Patients will be able to get pills or liquids which contain whole plant extracts but will not be able to receive actual plant material. Vaporizing extracts is allowed but not actual smoking. Home growing is prohibited.

 

Is Minnesota Starting an Anti-Smoking but Pro-Vaping Marijuana Policy Trend?

By: Friday May 16, 2014 1:13 pm

In Minnesota government policy will encourage some people to vaporize marijuana instead of smoking it, and this could be easily be the start of a long term trend.

Minnesota Legislature Reaches Compromise on Restrictive Medical Marijuana Plan

By: Thursday May 15, 2014 12:40 pm

Leaders from the Minnesota House and Senate announced Thursday they had reached an agreement on medical marijuana. Last week both chambers each approved separate medical marijuana bills but there was significant difference between them which needed to be addressed. This final bill is expected to be voted on very soon and then sent to the governor for his signature.

Minnesota Senate Approves Medical Marijuana Bill

By: Thursday May 8, 2014 12:27 pm

After a long debate on Tuesday, the Minnesota Senate finally gave overwhelmingly approval to SF 1641, a bill authorizing the medical use of marijuana. The measure was passed in a veto-proof vote of 48-18 and now heads to the House for consideration.

Come Saturday Morning: When A Problem Comes Along…

By: Saturday March 15, 2014 6:45 am

When a problem comes along, you must whip it!

Calling All Minnesotans! Whip Your State Senators Re: Minimum Wage Hike

By: Thursday March 6, 2014 6:40 pm

Right now, there’s a deadlock between the House and Senate conference committees, a deadlock that needs to be broken for the minimum wage hike to succeed.

Livestream: Building Progressive Power

By: Saturday February 15, 2014 10:45 am

Activists from across the state are demanding that Governor Mark Dayton and his Democrat super-majority in the MN legislature make good on their campaign promise to bring forth real Living Wage legislation.

Come Saturday Morning: Signs of the Bzzzeitgeist. Or Whatever.

By: Saturday January 4, 2014 6:45 am

The United States allows its businesses to leave the United States pretty much without impediment. Germany makes very difficult for its businesses to leave Germany. Perhaps this is one reason why the United States has millions more workers than living-wage jobs, whereas Germany has the opposite problem.

Come Saturday Morning: Fresh Local Greens in a Minnesota Winter? Why Not?

By: Saturday September 14, 2013 6:45 am

For more on the good done by the Sustainable Food Program, and to find out what to do to bring it back, go to http://standforfood.com/ .

Marijuana = Cyanide? Are You Flipping Kidding Me?

By: Tuesday August 20, 2013 7:00 pm

This, courtesy of Sally Jo Sorensen (who is the uncredited origin of many a story published by others as their own work) is unbelieveable…

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