4 Things To Know: Nepal Earthquake, Fewer Christians In America & MoreFrom declining Christianity in the United States to another major earthquake in Nepal, here are the four stories to know for Tuesday, May 12.
Legal Pot In California Irrelevant In Minn. Case Evidence that a defendant can legally use marijuana for medical purposes in another state isn't relevant when that person is on trial for violating Minnesota's drug laws, the state Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday.
Talking Points: Differences In House & Senate Medical Marijuana BillsBills legalizing medical marijuana could be voted on in both the Minnesota House and Senate this week, but the House and Senate versions are significantly different. That has led to disagreements among supporters that some say threaten passage of any type of bill.
Hundreds Rally At MN Capitol For Legalized MarijuanaHundreds of people rallied at the State Capitol Wednesday to legalize marijuana in Minnesota. Supporters say it's less dangerous than beer, cigarettes, or even peanuts. Only one Minnesota lawmaker, Rep. Rena Moran, publicly expressed support for legal pot -- noting that blacks in her Ramsey County district are eight times more likely to be arrested for possession.
Time Running Out To Pass Medical Marijuana LegislationThe up-and-down medical marijuana bill at the Capitol may be down again. Top lawmakers in the House and Senate say it's not likely to pass this year. Advocates of legalizing medical marijuana are hoping to make Minnesota the 20th state in the country to do so. Thursday, the advocates said it's possible to pass it this year. But it's not about medicine at this point at the Capitol; it's about math.
9/9/10 Michele Tafoya with Tim Johnson