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House votes to fight synthetic drugs

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ST. PAUL — Minnesota representatives sent a strong message against synthetic drugs Wednesday, unanimously passing a bill to give a state agency more authority over them.


“If you are not seeing this in your community, it is because you are not looking hard enough,” Rep. Erik Simonson, D-Duluth, told fellow lawmakers.

The bill that passed 130-0 now moves to the Senate.

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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.