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Parents go after Dayton marijuana stance

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ST. PAUL — Parents of suffering children used an emotional Wednesday news conference to blame Gov. Mark Dayton for killing a bill they would allow them to use marijuana to ease children’s seizures.

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A Woodbury parent said the governor should “put special needs ahead of special interests.”

“Minnesotans with debilitating medical conditions and their families should not have to take a backseat to politics,” said Jessica Hauser of Woodbury, whose son Wyatt has epilepsy.

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