ST. PAUL (AP) -- Some top Minnesota Democratic lawmakers plan to make a major push in the 2020  legislative session to legalize recreational marijuana.

House Majority Leader  Ryan Winkler and Senate Assistant Minority Leader Jeff Hayden acknowledged at a  news conference that they probably won't be able to enact the bill this session,  given strong opposition from the Senate's Republican majority.

They say their bill might not even get a vote on the House floor. But Winkler says legalization is coming to Minnesota _ it's just a question of when.

Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka has said the Senate won't consider marijuana legalization this year.

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