Minnesota Legal Marijuana Now Party News
NUMBER 7 : APRIL-JUNE 2017

21st century reform begins in MN: Long, difficult road ahead for freedom fighters.

 

Minnesota legislators in 2017 introduced bills at the state capitol to legalize personal use of cannabis. In the House of Representatives two bills, HF 926 and HF 927 were introduced. A companion bill to HF 927 was introduced in the state senate by Senator Jeff Hayden, SF 1320.

This is the very first step, of many steps that must be taken, in a long and complicated legislative process before legalization can be achieved. HF 926, which has attracted fourteen legislative sponsors at the state house, would give the people of Minnesota an opportunity to vote for cannabis in 2018. But Republicans have so far refused to hold a hearing for the bill.

Meanwhile the administration in Washington, DC, is heading the nation into a tailspin.

And, across the country, state governments are subverting the will of voters in those states who passed medical and personal cannabis legalization laws, by adding restrictions.

4:20 PM at the Minnesota State Capitol on April 20, 2015.

Join the movement!

By Dan Vacek

 

The Minnesota Legal Marijuana Now Party will have a busy summer in 2017. Join us at one of our booths or march with us in a parade.

We are lining up candidates for the mid-term elections in 2018, and we are building our organization so that we can support their campaigns.

Petitioners in Nebraska are gathering signatures for Legal Marijuana Now ballot access. And Legal Marijuana Now Party will have gubernatorial candidates running in Nebraska and possibly Wisconsin, as well as Minnesota, in 2018.

Legal Marijuana Now, in partnership with Minnesota NORML, is sponsoring the Cannabis Rise 4/20 Rally, on April 20, at the Minnesota State Capitol. We will be lobbying state legislators to Let The People Vote for Cannabis. And the demonstration at 4:20 PM on the capitol steps promises to be the biggest ever held.

MINNEAPOLIS (February 5, 2017) - Minnesota Legal Marijuana Now Party volunteers meeting, at 4:20 PM.

Get Involved - Join Legal Marijuana Now - Let's Make History in Minnesota 

 

Next LMN volunteers meeting is Sunday, April 30 (at 3pm)

- Meet in the community room at Roseville Library, 2180 Hamline Avenue N, Roseville 55113

Upcoming Events:

- MN Cannabis Rise 4/20 Rally - 2017! - April 20 (Thursday), at the Minnesota State Capitol, 75 Rev Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, St Paul 55155; A day of legislative lobbying and afternoon rally in the capitol rotunda, followed by a peaceful demonstration and live music on the capitol steps.

- May Day Parade and Festival - May 7 (Sunday), at Powderhorn Park in Minneapolis.

- Soundset 2017 - May 28 (Sunday), at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds in St Paul.

- Twin Cities Pride - June 24-25 (Sat-Sun), at Loring Park in Minneapolis.

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(Also, please help support our community partners at MN NORMLMinnesota Women's Cannabis CoalitionCannabis ResolutionSensible Minnesota and Minnesota Marijuana.)

Legalize Homegrown Cannabis  -  Erase Past Marijuana Convictions  -  Ban Employment Drug Testing

 

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