The state’s legislative session convenes on Jan 13th, and we also return to our capitol conversation series with state house correspondent Bente Birkeland. She takes an in depth look at the issues of the day with fellow state house reporters. Today they’re talking medical marijuana.

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  1. Well, let’s hope they set some precedent that will allow other states to follow suit!


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