Democratic Leaders Say Minnesotans United On Changing Marijuana LawsEleven states and Washington, D.C. have legalized marijuana for recreational use. Marijuana dispensaries in Illinois sold nearly $40 million worth of recreational weed in the first month of legal sales there.
Minnesota Republicans Outline Their Plans For Legislation In 2020Republicans are calling for more modest spending, a tax cut and saying no to legalizing marijuana.
South Dakotans To Vote On Legalizing Recreational MarijuanaSouth Dakotans will vote this year on whether to legalize recreational marijuana for adults 21 years and older.
Talking Points: Rep. Ryan Winkler Discusses The Push To Legalize Recreational Marijuana In MinnesotaThe legalization push has a powerful new advocate who will be introducing the bill when the next legislative sessional gets underway in February.
The Pot Process: Recreational Marijuana From Grow House To Cannabis ShopWith the debate over legalizing marijuana on the horizon in Minnesota, WCCO has been taking a look at how it changed Colorado.
'We're All Learning This Together': Colorado State Troopers On Dealing With Recreational MarijuanaPeople living and working in Colorado know there are drivers who chose to use marijuana and get behind the wheel. According to a state agency, 30 percent of marijuana users think driving while high is safe.
Driving While High: Could Minnesota Get Burned By Recreational Marijuana?If Minnesota's governor gets his way, state lawmakers will legalize marijuana next year. How could that impact our safety on the roads? WCCO traveled to Colorado to see firsthand the impact of driving while high.
Talking Points: Gov. Walz, Sen. Gazelka On Legalizing Recreational MarijuanaCould recreational marijuana soon be legal in Minnesota?
Walz Orders State Agencies To Prepare For Legalized Recreational MarijuanaSenate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka says he'll block the bill in the Republican-controlled chamber. Legalization proponents say opposition in the Senate should be removed in the 2020 election.
Walz Slams Senate Panel Over Marijuana Vote But Won't Revive DebateGov. Walz said his priority is passing an education bill, and he will not spend time this year on recreational marijuana, but he said Republicans are ignoring the public on a wide range of issues as if saying "no" is a political strategy.
Minnesota Senate Committee Defeats Recreational Marijuana BillA Minnesota Senate committee has defeated a bill to legalize recreational marijuana in Minnesota, effectively killing the legislation for the year.
Talking Points: Sen. Scott Jensen On Legalizing Recreational MarijuanaCould Minnesota become the 11th state to legalize recreational marijuana? There are proposals that would do just that at the Minnesota State Capitol.
Evers To Propose Decriminalizing Recreational MarijuanaWisconsin Gov. Tony Evers will propose decriminalizing marijuana in his plan for the next state budget.
Reality Check: Will Legal Pot Mean More Traffic Crashes?Minnesota is in a heated debate over whether to legalize marijuana.
Bipartisan Bill Sets Its Sights On Legal Pot As Soon As 2022The bill would legalize sales of recreational marijuana in 2022, and it would also allow past convictions of non-violent marijuana offenses to be expunged from a person's criminal record.