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Man sentenced for aggravated assault, growing marijuana

Man sentenced for aggravated assault, growing marijuana

A Billings judge on Monday sentenced a man to the state Department of Corrections for charges in a 2012 marijuana grow operation and for choking his girlfriend until she passed out.

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House committee approves marijuana decriminalization bill

CHEYENNE — A bill that would decriminalize up to an ounce of marijuana possession passed a House committee Tuesday morning.

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Traffic stop on I-90 leads to cocaine, heroin charges against 2 Washington women

Two Washington State women arrested Sunday during a traffic stop on Interstate 90 appeared in court Tuesday on charges alleging they planned to sell cocaine, marijuana and heroin.

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Wyoming House committee approves marijuana decriminalization bill

Wyoming House committee approves marijuana decriminalization bill

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A bill that would decriminalize possession of up to an ounce of marijuana passed a House committee Tuesday morning.

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Lawmakers plan marijuana bills that run the gamut

Lawmakers plan marijuana bills that run the gamut

HELENA — Marijuana once again will be an issue at the Legislature, with a number of bills anticipated, from possibly decriminalizing the possession of small amounts of pot to banning medical marijuana.

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3 arrested in marijuana shop break-in

3 arrested in marijuana shop break-in

BUTTE — Two male adults and one male juvenile are accused of shattering a display window at a marijuana store in Butte and loading a car with stolen items early Monday.

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Yellowstone sees rise in marijuana cases; drug is still illegal on federal land

Yellowstone sees rise in marijuana cases; drug is still illegal on federal land

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — An increasing number of visitors to Yellowstone National Park are being prosecuted for possessing small amounts of medical and recreational pot, which remains illegal on federal land.

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Wind River Reservation not likely to legalize marijuana

CASPER, Wyo. — Native American tribes on the Wind River Reservation are now able to grow and sell marijuana without federal prosecution after the release of a U.S. Justice Department memo last week that directed attorneys to stop prosecuting such cases.

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Wyoming's Year in News Photos

Wyoming's Year in News Photos

Scott Putney of Daniel, Wyo. leads a group of people up Capitol Avenue during a demonstration urging the state of Wyoming to legalize marijuana Monday, Feb. 10, 2014 in Cheyenne, Wyo. The march, organized by the group Wyoming NORML, coincided with the joint session of the Wyoming Legislature…

December 17, 2014 6:10 pm

Seeing green: Most Wyominigites support medical pot

CASPER, Wyo. — Wyomingites’ long-standing support for medical marijuana may move toward reality, as the Legislature will be awash in cannabis bills next month.

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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.

October 14, 2014 5:20 pmLoading…
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.

October 14, 2014 4:45 pm Related Loading…
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.

October 14, 2014 6:27 am Photos

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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.

September 30, 2014 2:32 pmLoading…

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