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Here are the major differences in the Minnesota House and Senate marijuana legalization bills being negotiated

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The broad brushstrokes of legislation are the same in both houses.

By Christopher Ingraham, Minnesota Reformer

Minnesota is poised to become the 23rd state to allow the sale of marijuana legally After the bills are passed In the House and Senate this spring. Before that happens, however, negotiators from both houses You must meet to settle differences between bills.

The broad brushstrokes of legislation are the same in both houses. Minnesotans 21 and over will be able to purchase marijuana products from licensed retailers, grow their own plants and reserve a certain amount for personal use. The legislation would also delete some low-level marijuana offenses from criminal records.

However, some differences appeared in the name Accompanying invoices Dozens of commissions passed on their way to pass. They cover everything from how to tax the nascent marijuana industry to how to punish illegal and unregulated sales. Here is a summary of some of the biggest differences.

possession amounts

The version of the bill passed by the Senate allows adults to own a whopping five pounds of cannabis flower from home cultivation, plus an additional two pounds from store-bought or obtained elsewhere, for a total legal limit of seven.

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