ST. PAUL — Legalizing recreational marijuana would fall into the hands of voters if a proposal by State Rep. Jason Metsa, DFL-Virginia, makes its way through the Legislature.

He introduced an amendment to the state constitution Thursday to put a ballot measure for vote in the 2018 general election, allowing for the personal use, possession and purchase of marijuana by permitted users over the age of 21.

Metsa admittedly isn't confident the effort will reach a committee hearing but said it's time for Minnesota to start a conversation.

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Jerry Burnes ~ Mesabi Daily News via GrandForksHerald.com ~

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