HELENA — A state district judge late Friday permanently blocked enforcement of some key provisions of Montana’s strict 2011 medical marijuana regulation law in a drawn-out legal case that began shortly after its passage.
HELENA—A Helena district judge on Friday halted, for now, a planned cut in the annual cost-of-living raises paid to thousands of retired educators.
HELENA — A Helena district judge on Friday halted, for now, a reduction set to take place Wednesday in the annual cost-of-living raises paid to thousands of retired Montana educators.
HELENA — Medical-marijuana advocates are making a final try this legislative session to amend the 2011 law that imposed tighter restrictions on what was then a booming industry here.
HELENA — So far, the 2013 Legislature appears to be no more receptive to medical marijuana than the 2011 session was.
HELENA — In short order, a House committee on Friday rejected and then tabled four bills intended to fix parts of the 2011 medical-marijuana law that a district judge has temporarily blocked.
HELENA — A Helena district judge for a second time has issued a preliminary injunction to block parts of Montana’s more restrictive 2011 medical-marijuana law from being enforced.
HELENA — For five women in drug treatment court in Helena, Christmas presents for their children last week in the courtroom of District Judge James Reynolds marked a major change from most Christmases past.
HELENA — A Helena judge's temporary block of key provisions of Montana's new medical marijuana law will continue for another month.
HELENA — Montana Supreme Court justices on Wednesday took on the question of whether people have a fundamental, constitutional right to sell medical marijuana, which is legal under state law but illegal under federal law.
HELENA — The number of registered marijuana cardholders in Montana fell below 12,000 as of March 31 for the first time in two years.
HELENA — The state on Friday appealed a decision striking from the June ballot a referendum on whether Montana Supreme Court justices should be elected by geographical districts instead of statewide.
HELENA — A district court judge on Tuesday rejected a Republican-backed ballot initiative that aimed to help conservatives in Montana Supreme Court elections.
HELENA — A district court judge indicated Wednesday that a portion of a Republican-backed ballot initiative, which many in the GOP hope will tilt Montana Supreme Court elections to their party's favor, could be unconstitutional as alleged by critics.
The Ravalli County Attorney's Office is pressing charges against the owners of a Stevensville marijuana operation that was raided in July.
HELENA - Montana prosecutors are asking the state Supreme Court to lift a district judge's block of portions of a new state law meant to restrict the sale of medical marijuana.
HELENA — The secretary of state’s office said Monday that medical-marijuana advocates have collected enough signatures to let voters next year retain or reject the stricter law, passed earlier this year by the Legislature, regulating the industry.
HELENA — The state on Tuesday appealed to the Montana Supreme Court a judge’s ruling that blocked tough new restrictions on medical marijuana in Montana, and will argue there’s no constitutional right to sell the drug for a profit.
HELENA -- In just a week, some 2,000 Montanans have signed petitions to let voters in 2012 to decide the fate of the more restrictive medical marijuana law enacted this year, referendum backers said Tuesday.