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Report: Walz’s office didn’t view full background check of cannabis czar...

A new report released Thursday says Gov. Tim Walz’s office “departed from its Standard Operating Procedure” when it appointed Erin Dupree to lead the...

Report to examine process Walz followed in hiring cannabis czar who...

The Office of the Legislative Auditor is expected to release tomorrow morning what it’s calling a “preliminary assessment” of the process Gov. Tim Walz “followed...

3 weeks after short-lived cannabis director’s resignation, Walz still looking for...

It’s been three weeks since the woman Gov. Tim Walz selected to serve as Minnesota’s first ever cannabis director effectively resigned one day after her introductory press conference. In...

Walz’s new cannabis director resigns after one day 

Gov. Tim Walz’s appointee to lead the new Office of Cannabis Management announced her resignation Friday night one day after being named to the...

Background of Walz’s new cannabis director scrutinized

A little more than eight months ago, Erin DuPree opened “Loonacy,” a low-potency, hemp derived edibles store inside a 1,100 square foot retail space at an...

Rep. Robbins: Marijuana legalization too hasty, reckless

Minnesotans are realizing that they got a lot more than they bargained for with the legalization of recreational marijuana on Aug. 1. Unfortunately, the...

Lakeville, Minnesota’s fastest growing city, bans smoking weed in public places

The fastest growing city in Minnesota, and one of the fastest growing suburban communities in America, has banned the use of smokeable marijuana in its public...

Walz rejects calls for special session to fix ‘loopholes’ in new...

Gov. Tim Walz won’t call a special session to make changes to the new adult-use recreational marijuana law to fix loopholes Republicans allege effectively...

Cannabis legalization, universal background checks take effect today

Dozens of new laws take effect today in Minnesota, including the legalization of recreational cannabis use. Effective today, Minnesotans who are 21 or older can...

GOP legislators call for special session to address gaps in cannabis...

In a joint letter addressed to Gov. Tim Walz and other Democratic leaders, several GOP lawmakers expressed “deep concern” with a cannabis legalization bill...