Minnesota House and Senate sponsors this morning (930am) kick off a renewed push at the legislature to legalize recreational marijuana in Minnesota.
House Speaker Melissa Hortman says it’s a criminal justice reform issue:
... Ryan Hamilton with the Minnesota Catholic Conference responds:
“If this is really about racial justice, then the legislature should consider pivoting their focus to a decriminalization effort that is not contingent on the full commercialization of THC.”
Hamilton says communities of color deserve a drug-free environment for families raising their children.
Read the full story from Minnesota News Network online.