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Rep. Carly Melin of Hibbing tells fellow Minnesota representatives Friday about her bill to allow medical marijuna use in the state. Don Davis | Forum News Service

House, Dayton put Minnesota closer to medical marijuana

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ST. PAUL —Friday was a good day for Jeremy Pauling and others who long have worked to make medical marijuana legal in Minnesota.

An overwhelming House vote favored medical marijuana, then Gov. Mark Dayton said he could sign the House bill into law.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.