In response to the murder of George Floyd and the Minneapolis Protests

Police brutality is not a sensible response to victimless crime. Our team was horrified by the brutal murder of yet another black man by Minneapolis Police last week as we watched George Floyd plea for his life. We will continue to stand in solidarity and fight for justice alongside our friends, family, and neighbors in [...]

By |2020-06-04T13:55:15-05:00June 4th, 2020|Police, Social Issue|0 Comments

#Justice4Philando: Cannabis use is not justification for manslaughter

“How many murders… and deeds of maniac insanity [marijuana] causes each year, especially among the young, can only be conjectured; [n]o one knows.”– Harry Anslinger, Former Commissioner of the US Treasury Department’s Federal Bureau of Narcotics (July 1937). In 2015 journalist Johann Hari published Chasing the Scream—a compelling narrative addressing the war on drugs with [...]

By |2018-07-28T03:34:27-05:00June 17th, 2017|Police, Social Issue, Stories|0 Comments

One Plant – One Fight, Right?

Signed with unity by Sensible Minnesota's Board of Directors and Volunteers. Sensible Minnesota was invited to attend and speak at yesterday’s rally at the State Capitol. When we arrived, we set up as requested by organizers. Shortly after setting up, an different event organizer approached our group of volunteers and yelled that Sensible Minnesota needed [...]

By |2018-07-28T03:46:03-05:00April 21st, 2017|Organization News, Social Issue|0 Comments

Profile: Joan Barron

Sensible Minnesota will feature a regular segment highlighting cannabis consumers across the state until Minnesota adopts sensible policies for the adult and medical use of cannabis. If you would like to be featured in the segment and share your experiences, please contact [email protected]. My son Adam was such a good baby; he was always smiling, [...]

By |2019-07-17T19:20:06-05:00April 18th, 2017|Medical Cannabis, Social Issue, Stories|0 Comments

Women Grow Leadership Summit

Written by Maren Schroeder, Vice President, Sensible Minnesota The views and opinions in this post reflect my personal views and do not speak for Sensible Minnesota. I appreciate my fellow leaders granting me the opportunity to share about this experience via our blog. Recently I was given the opportunity to attend the Women Grow Leadership Summit [...]

By |2018-08-01T14:51:59-05:00February 9th, 2017|Organization News, Social Issue, Stories|0 Comments