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Katie Sieben to introduce synthetic marijuana bill

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State Sen. Katie Sieben, DFL-Cottage Grove, announced today her intent to introduce a bill to the Minnesota State Legislature to ban the sale and possession of synthetic marijuana.


The bill would classify the drug as a Schedule I drug. In order to be classified Schedule I, a drug must meet three criteria: It has high potential for abuse, has no current accepted medical use in the U.S. and lacks accepted safety for use under medical supervision.

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Katrina Styx
Katrina Styx has been a reporter for the Hastings Star Gazette since 2010. She has a bachelor's degree in English with a minor in journalism from the University of Wisconsin - River Falls. Prior to coming to Hastings, Katrina reported for weekly newspapers in Jordan, Minn., and River Falls, Wis.
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