A Minnesota law went into effect Friday legalizing edibles containing small amounts of THC, the component in cannabis that provides a high, apparently surprising some Republicans, at least one of whom said he voted for the provision unknowingly.
The law permits the sale of edibles and beverages containing up to 5 milligrams of hemp-derived THC per serving. Most edibles in states where recreational cannabis is fully legalized contain 10 milligrams per serving.
The bill’s author, state Rep. Heather Edelson (D), said in a statement that “Minnesotans 21 and older will now be able to obtain the products they want in a safe and regulated manner.”
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