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Woman gets 5 years for Yellowstone pot trafficking

JACKSON, Wyo. — A federal judge sentenced a West Virginia woman to five years in prison for trafficking nearly 300 pounds of marijuana in a recreational vehicle through Yellowstone National Park on the last of several trips she said she made between California and West Virginia.

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2 pounds of pot found during traffic stop

CASPER, Wyo. — Two Montana men were arrested in Casper after police say they found two pounds of marijuana in a duffel bag in their car.

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Man admits choking girlfriend until she passes out, pleads guilty in marijuana operation

Man admits choking girlfriend until she passes out, pleads guilty in marijuana operation

A 29-year-old man pleaded guilty Friday in a 2012 marijuana grow operation case and, in a separate case, to choking his girlfriend until she passed out in August.

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Man arrested with 17 lbs of marijuana on Amtrak

Man arrested with 17 lbs of marijuana on Amtrak

HAVRE — An Amtrak passenger from Minneapolis has been arrested after a search of his luggage turned up 17 pounds of marijuana, 14 pounds of marijuana-infused edibles and some hashish.

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Mother accused of driving with children while high on pot

A 31-year-old woman accused of driving with her two children as passengers while under the influence of marijuana made an initial court appearance Tuesday on DUI and endangerment charges.

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Bail set at $50K for man charged in Missoula drug explosion

Bail set at $50K for man charged in Missoula drug explosion

MISSOULA — A Missoula man arrested after a drug-related explosion in a University of Montana-owned apartment faces five felony charges.

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UM explosion suspect's Facebook page reveals marijuana business

UM explosion suspect's Facebook page reveals marijuana business

MISSOULA — Missoula police on Monday released the name of the man involved in an explosion at a two-story University of Montana student housing complex Sunday afternoon, and his Facebook page revealed a brisk marijuana business.

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Missoula man arrested after explosion in UM apartment; 3 injured, including infant

Missoula man arrested after explosion in UM apartment; 3 injured, including infant

MISSOULA — Missoula police have released the name of the man who was involved in an explosion in a second-story University of Montana student housing complex Sunday afternoon.

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Bond set at $2M for men arrested in Bakken with $300,000 worth of narcotics

WILLISTON, N.D. — Two men are each charged with eight drug-related felonies after authorities in North Dakota's oil patch said they found more than $300,000 worth of narcotics in their possession.

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Second man charged in 2012 marijuana grow operation

A second man is facing charges in connection with an indoor marijuana growing operation in Billings in 2012.

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Bud business

Bud business

Southwest Montana is a hotbed for medical marijuana. The darker green the county, the more cardholders it has in the state’s medical marijuana program compared to its overall population. Butte-Silver Bow is second only to Madison County.

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Marijuana retail shops remain big business in Butte

Marijuana retail shops remain big business in Butte

BUTTE — Montana Buds. Mining City Medical. Blunts.

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California residents sentenced after pot bust

California residents sentenced after pot bust

COLUMBUS — Two California residents who were arrested after 115 pounds of marijuana was found in their car during a Montana traffic stop have been sentenced to the supervision of the Montana Department of Corrections.

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Man sentenced to 5 years probation in drug distribution case

A man who prosecutors say sold drugs to an informant in 2012 was sentenced Monday to five years of probation for four felony drug possession and distribution charges.

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Man charged in connection to 2012 marijuana grow operation

Man charged in connection to 2012 marijuana grow operation

A 29-year-old man accused of having an indoor marijuana grow operation in 2012 made an initial court appearance Friday on multiple felony drug charges.

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Man charged with DUI, endangerment in connection to 3-vehicle collision

Man charged with DUI, endangerment in connection to 3-vehicle collision

A 24-year-old man is facing charges that he drove while high on marijuana and oxycodone and caused a three-vehicle collision that endangered four people, including a 9-month-old baby.

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'Significant' amount of marijuana found in Laurel residence

'Significant' amount of marijuana found in Laurel residence

Several marijuana plants, dried marijuana and drug paraphernalia were seized by Laurel police officers early Tuesday morning in the 200 block of Woodland Avenue. 

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California couple guilty in 115-pound pot bust

COLUMBUS — Two California residents have pleaded guilty to drug charges after being stopped on Interstate 90 in south-central Montana with 115 pounds of marijuana in their rental car.

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Frontier Days organizers not concerned about Colorado pot

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Organizers of Cheyenne Frontier Days and local police don’t see a cause for specific concern about wider use of marijuana bought legally next door in Colorado.

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Man in court for assault, drugs after reported argument over urine screen

Man in court for assault, drugs after reported argument over urine screen

A man on probation for dealing drugs pleaded not guilty Friday to charges that he had marijuana “buds” and held a knife to his girlfriend’s throat during a reported argument about her getting a urine analysis.

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