Grassroots Party

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2014

    Cannabis Supporters Take One Final Shot at Mark Dayton

    As the television camera lights shine on Pat McLellan's face, he holds up a set of four sheets of paper, each a signed pledge from a gubernatorial candidate saying that they support expanding Minnesota's medical cannabis laws. He takes a breath, then spreads the papers out across the podium in fron ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2014

    MN NORML rallies at the capitol for pot reform

    Demonstrators descended on the state capitol rotunda Wednesday thrusting fists and signs into the air with chants of "yes, we cannabis!" For two hours, the hallways echoed with the voices of cops, writers, pols, and lawyers invited by Minnesota NORML, which lobbies for marijuana reform. They rubbe ... More >>

  • News

    January 29, 2014

    When will medical marijuana be legal in Minnesota?

    An unlikely coalition stands poised to fight for legalization of the natural remedy

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2012

    Jim Carlson, owner of Duluth's Last Place on Earth, running for president

    SEE ALSO: Duluth's Last Place on Earth raided as new synthetic drug crackdown goes into effectJim Carlson is known for making millions selling synthetic marijuana. Now, as the Grassroots Party's official presidential candidate, he wants to push for the real thing's legalization.Carlson is named as t ... More >>

  • News

    May 31, 2000

    Who Wants to be a Senator?

    Forget free trade with China, privatizing Social Security, and that pesky debate about campaign-finance reform. Here’s everything you really need to know about that gaggle of Minnesotans who are vying for a six-year stint in Washington.

  • News

    October 21, 1998

    Because They Can

    Six minor-party contenders for governor promise to bring back the primo dime-bag, turn the governor's mansion into a flophouse, tax water, get big brother out of your bedroom, ditch the nukes, and reveal the secrets of gravity-defying hair.

  • News

    July 16, 1997

    What Makes Barbara Run

    Would-be-mayor Barbara Carlson means to make Minneapolis everything she has always imagined it to be.

  • News

    March 20, 1996