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Dayton says marijuana study doomed

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ST. PAUL - Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says he does not expect his proposal to study medical marijuana to pass this year's Legislature.

In a WCCO radio interview, he called changes for the plan "slim and none."

Advocates of a bill, stalled in the Legislature, would not support his plan, he said. He opposes the bill to legalize marijuana for use to control seizures and extreme pain because law enforcement groups do not support the use of plant marijuana.

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