In the past month, the cities of Marshall, Robbinsdale and St. Joseph approved moratoriums on sales. Other cities across Minnesota are also considering moratoriums as they weigh how they'll tackle enforcement.
State lawmakers approved the policy allowing adults 21 and older to buy hemp-derived THC products with few provisions that spell out how the state will ensure compliance. Now, the bill's author says local governments should decide how they want to enforce it.
Whether it's gambling, booze or pot, proposals to relax the state’s laws on certain vices have renewed steam this legislative session, particularly with a push to legalize betting on sports in the state.