Medical marijuana bill advances
ST. PAUL - Senators voted Monday to allow seriously ill patients to use medical marijuana to ease their pain.
After the 35-29 vote, attention on the topic now turns to the House, which has not passed the medical marijuana measure in past years.
Senator Steve Murphy, DFL-Red Wing, said marijuana is a safe way to help those in extreme pain. "In the known written history of the world, no one has died of an overdose of marijuana."
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