A bill legalizing cannabis for those over 21 years old was approved by the Minnesota Senate early on Saturday morning, 34-32, setting the legislation up for the governor’s signature.

Governor Tim Walz declared that he intended to sign the legislation into law, making Minnesota the 23rd state to legalize marijuana for recreational purposes.

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The Office of Cannabis Management, a new state agency that would be in charge of regulating the legal recreational market as well as the current medical cannabis and hemp-derived markets, would be established by the Bill.

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The legislation requires that all marijuana-related misdemeanor offenses be expunged, and it establishes a Cannabis Expungement Board to consider eliminating felony offenses on an individual basis. Additionally, it establishes new guidelines and specifications for THC drinks and edibles made from hemp, which gained enormous popularity after being made legal last year.

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The bill states that many provisions of the law, such as those governing adult possession, use, and home cultivation of marijuana, would go into effect on July 1. The existing criminal penalties for these same provisions are not lifted by the bill until August 1, though.

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Up to eight cannabis plants may be grown by Minnesota residents who are 21 years old and older, but no more than four may be mature and flowering at the same time. Plants may be grown indoors or outdoors, but they must be stored in a secure area that is locked and off-limits to the public.

Driving under the influence of marijuana would be illegal, as would selling marijuana without a permit, having more marijuana than is legal to have on hand, or growing more marijuana at home than is allowed. Local governments would be allowed to pass laws designating the use of cannabis products in public as a minor offense.

The bill also makes it unlawful to have an open cannabis product in a vehicle, with the exception of the trunk or a similar area that cannot be accessed while driving, similar to the state’s open container law for alcohol.