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House Select Committee on Controlled Substances and Synthetic Drugs

Active dates:2013-2014
Established by Representative Paul Thissen, Speaker of the House

The Committee was directed to hold interim hearings to examine drug abuse issues and recommend legislation to combat the spread of the sale of synthetic drugs across Minnesota. The Committee was charged with issuing a report with its recommendations by February 25, 2014.


Speaker Paul Thissen announced the formation of the Select Committee on Controlled Substances and Synthetic Drugs on May 29, 2013, appointing Rep. Erik Simonson as Chair, with Representatives Kathy Lohmer, Jim Newberger, Dan Schoen and John Ward serving as members.

Membership: Erik Simonson (Chair); Kathy Lohmer; Jim Newberger; Dan Schoen; JoAnn Ward
Note: The Legislative Reference Library may have additional reports on or by this group available through our catalog.
News clippings and documents. Agencies Notebook Collection, 2013-2014.
Record last updated: 03/09/2021

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