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Majority Leader Winkler to Kick Off Statewide Cannabis Conversations at State Fair

Friday, August 23, 2019

St. Paul, Minn - On Thursday, August 29, Majority Leader Ryan Winkler will host a kickoff of statewide Community Conversations on Cannabis outside the Farmers Union at the State Fair. He will distribute “Be Heard on Cannabis” cowbells to fairgoers to encourage Minnesotans to join the conversation on how to legalize and regulate cannabis for adult use.

Who: Majority Leader Ryan Winkler

What: Community Conversations on Cannabis Kickoff

When: Thursday, August 29, 2019, 12:00 p.m.

Where: Dan Patch Avenue outside the Farmers Union

In an August op-ed, Rep. Winkler announced that legalizing cannabis for adult use will be a legislative priority during the 2020 session. Since then, the Majority Leader’s Office has been meeting stakeholders to seek their input on crafting legislation.