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ST. PAUL – Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton prefers to launch two medical marijuana studies instead of legalizing it this year.

The studies would be about using chemicals in marijuana to help severely ill people, he said Friday. His idea could end chances of a medical marijuana bill that has stalled in the Legislature this year.


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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.