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House Select Committee on Controlled Substances and Synthetic Drugs
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.
Erik Simonson (Chair); Kathy Lohmer; Jim Newberger; Dan Schoen; JoAnn Ward
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