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  • Minnesota news in brief at 7:58 p.m. CDT

    After Gov. Mark Dayton publicly broke with his Health Department commissioner over the extent of regulation needed on electronic cigarettes, lawmakers took a step Wednesday toward removing a proposed ban on indoor use in public places.


  • Mother says Dayton told her to buy pot illegally

    A mother who met with Gov. Mark Dayton earlier this month says he told her to buy marijuana illegally to treat her 2-year-old son's intractable epilepsy.


  • Dayton splits with health commissioner on e-cigs

    After Gov. Mark Dayton publicly broke with his Health Department commissioner over the extent of regulation needed on electronic cigarettes, lawmakers took a step Wednesday toward removing a proposed ban on indoor use in public places.


  • Marijuana advocates take aim at Dayton

    Advocates for medical marijuana attacked Gov. Mark Dayton on Wednesday for failing to support their cause, with one mother lashing out angrily over what she said was the governor's suggestion that she buy marijuana illegally to treat her 2-year-old son's intractable epilepsy.


  • Dayton says his pot-study plan lacks broad support

    Gov. Mark Dayton lowered expectations Tuesday for a study on one type of medicinal marijuana, saying prospects stand between "slim and none" because advocates for broader legalization don't appear interested.


  • Dayton signs Minnesota tax-relief measure

    Hundreds of thousands of Minnesota residents will see their state tax burdens drop thanks to a bill that won final backing Friday from the Legislature and Gov. Mark Dayton.


  • Dayton seeks $2.2M for pot study

    With a push for legalizing medical marijuana stalled this session, Gov. Mark Dayton said Friday he would ask for $2.2 million for research into its possible benefits.


  • Minnesota news in brief at 7:58 p.m. CDT

    Hundreds of thousands of Minnesota residents will see their state tax burdens drop thanks to a bill that won final backing Friday from the Legislature and Gov. Mark Dayton.


  • Minnesota news in brief at 7:58 p.m. CDT

    Gov. Mark Dayton is blaming Senate Republicans for failure to pass a tax bill that would provide relief to thousands of Minnesotans.


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