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New Minnesota Definition of Hemp changes Hemp-CBD Oil legality

The 2019 Minnesota legislature amended the definition of hemp, a legal category of the cannabis plant.  And the new law changes the legal status of Hemp-CBD products.

Before the amendment, as long as the source was a hemp plant, THC was legal in any amount, at any concentration level.

That’s why the early 2019 criminal charges for sale and possession against Lanesboro, Minnesota hemp farmer Luis Hummel should be dismissed, if they haven’t been already.

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Is DUI-Marijuana a reason not to legalize in Minnesota?

Driving under the influence of marijuana is already a crime in Minnesota.  That will not change when Minnesota legalizes marijuana.  DUI-marijuana will still be a crime. Some fear that legalization will equate to more DUI-marijuana cases.  An unstated premise of that fear is that more people will use marijuana because of legalization.  This, in turn, …

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Marijuana Legalization in Minnesota: What Should It Look like?

What should marijuana legalization look like in Minnesota?
The issue is Liberty, not marijuana.  Ending marijuana Prohibition is consistent with conservative political values.  Less government means more freedom.  Prohibition is a government bloat program, that destroys lives, destroys our freedom.

We the People have at least equal rights to marijuana as we do to beer and wine.  The fact that marijuana is safer than beer and wine, undercuts the Prohibitionist lie that “marijuana is a dangerous drug.”  Death by overdose happens with alcohol, but cannot happen with marijuana.  Marijuana has no toxic dose level, unlike caffeine, aspirin and many other commonly used, legal drugs.

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Restoring Gun Rights After a Domestic Misdemeanor in Minnesota

“Can my rights to firearms be restored after a conviction for a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence?” Yes, you can restore gun rights after a misdemeanor domestic.  But it’s complicated.  There was a time when the law stripped a person’s civil rights for a felony conviction , but not for a misdemeanor.  A nice bright line.  Well, …

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