Budding debate: Minnesota teens argue whether marijuana should be legalized

With votes considered unthinkable a decade ago, residents of Colorado and Washington are free to breathe in new freedoms thanks to the legalization of marijuana last November—a first in the U.S.

Could it happen in Minnesota? As local advocates prepare to make a legislative play for medical marijuana in the next two years, Twin Cities teens share their thoughts about a drug that doesn’t get the same full court press as alcohol and tobacco. But with recent studies showing a long term intelligence drop-off after frequent pot use, perhaps there’s more they should consider?

When the smoke clears: What are teen attitudes about marijuana use?

Marijuana doesn’t get the full court press like alcohol or tobacco. So what do teens think about pro-pot legislation and recent studies that show an intelligence drop-off from frequent usage?

When the smoke clears: Could marijuana legislation arrive on Minnesota's doorstep?

With votes considered unthinkable a decade ago, residents of Colorado and Washington are free to breathe in new freedoms thanks to the legalization of marijuana last November — a first in the U.S.

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