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Angela Garin of St. Paul, who is advocating for medical marijuana for her son, c

Dayton: Marijuana available for medical uses, but illegal

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ST. PAUL - Minnesotans who want marijuana to ease pain and deal with other medical conditions already can get it, Gov. Mark Dayton said Thursday.

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However, he quickly added, buying pot on the street is illegal, and he does not endorse it. In a conference call with reporters, he said that possessing a small amount of the drug could bring a fine about the same cost as a traffic ticket.

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