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House Bill 161

Medical marijuana bill

Medical marijuana bill

Rep. Mike Milburn speaker of the Montana House and sponsor of House Bill 161 to repeal the Medical Marijuana Act. Milburn is scheduled to sit on a panel of pot advocates and opponents to discuss the fallout from a new state law and federal crackdown on medical marijuana operations.

May 17, 2012 2:00 pmLoading…

Here's what happens if medical marijuana law passes

HELENA -- When lawmakers return to work this week, one of the remaining major issues they will face is the bill to tighten down Montana's booming medical marijuana industry and greatly restrict the product's availability to patients.

April 24, 2011 11:45 pmLoading…

House panel amends, passes out new medical marijuana bill

HELENA -- Over Democrats' objections about making a rushed decision, a House committee on Wednesday night heavily amended and then pushed out a bill to repeal Montana's medical marijuana law and impose tougher restrictions than the original bill required.

April 06, 2011 8:55 pmLoading…

Horse Sense: Medical marijuana options are limited at Legislature

HELENA — With just three weeks left in the 2011 legislative session, it’s as unclear now as it was three months ago what lawmakers finally will do with the difficult medical marijuana issue.

April 02, 2011 6:30 pmLoading…

Senate blocks debate on medical pot repeal bill; House passes repeal referendum

HELENA — The Senate on Saturday refused to blast out of committee the House speaker’s stalled bill that would repeal Montana’s medical marijuana law July 1, possibly dealing it a lethal blow.

March 26, 2011 4:53 pmLoading…

Taxes, budget, stream access, medical marijuana on Legislature's agenda this week

HELENA — The Legislature cranks up to full speed in the second week of its second half, with hearings and action on the state budget, key tax bills, stream access, medical marijuana, health reforms and more.

March 05, 2011 5:30 pmLoading…
Senate chairman looks for med-marijuana regulation, not repeal

Senate chairman looks for med-marijuana regulation, not repeal

HELENA — Saying the Senate lacks the votes to repeal the state’s medical marijuana law, Judiciary Committee Chairman Terry Murphy, R-Cardwell, said Friday that he’ll appoint a subcommittee to work on a bill to better regulate the industry.

March 04, 2011 6:26 pmLoading…

House again passes medical marijuana repeal

HELENA — On a mostly party-line vote with Republicans in favor, the Montana House voted again Saturday to repeal Montana's medical marijuana law, after a House panel examined the measure's fiscal impacts.

February 19, 2011 3:10 pmLoading…

Economic impact of medical marijuana repeal debated

HELENA — Two dramatically different pictures emerged Tuesday of the financial impact of repealing the state law legalizing medical marijuana.

February 15, 2011 6:41 pmLoading…
Medical marijuana bill

Medical marijuana bill

Rep. Mike Milburn, R-Cascade, speaker of the Montana House and sponsor of House Bill 161, begins Wednesday's hearing for the bill, which would repeal the Medical Marijuana Act.

February 02, 2011 7:45 pmLoading…
Medical marijuana bill

Medical marijuana bill

Kathy Moore, of Three Forks, waits in a secondary room at the Capitol in Helena to voice her opposition to House Bill 161, which would repeal the Medical Marijuana Act.

February 02, 2011 7:43 pmLoading…
Medical marijuana repeal draws 3 times the opponents as supporters

Medical marijuana repeal draws 3 times the opponents as supporters

HELENA — By a 3-to-1 margin, opponents outnumbered supporters of a bill Wednesday that would repeal Montana's 2004 voter-passed law legalizing the use of medical marijuana in the state.

February 02, 2011 7:32 pm Photos

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