In 2004, 62 percent of the voters in Montana passed a ballot initiative known as the Montana Medical Marijuana Act (Initiative 148). That law was designed to provide a safe, compassionate alternative to highly addictive and damaging pharmaceutical pain medications for people with cancer, chr…
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CHEYENNE — The Wyoming Legislature’s 2014 budget session won’t have a tussle over a fuel tax increase or a lottery.
MISSOULA — A former medical marijuana provider is attempting to cut short his probationary period after completing one year of a five-year sentence in order to care for his ailing mother and rebuild his flailing career.
HELENA — The Montana Supreme Court on Wednesday reversed the conviction of a Beaverhead County man for criminal distribution of dangerous drugs, saying he was convicted based on insufficient evidence.
Weed Wyoming will file a state ballot initiative for 2016 to permit medical marijuana use. The nonprofit group drafted an initiative that focuses on medical rather than recreational uses of cannabis. Members believe it has a better chance than an all-or-nothing approach, according to a Weed …
Five years ago, a 60-year-old Casper resident, who wished to remain anonymous for fear of prosecution, experienced spontaneous retinal detachment in both eyes. He had 25 corrective surgeries, and as a secondary result, developed glaucoma. Then he lost all vision in his right eye.
HELENA — Federal prosecutors are appealing the sentences of a former University of Montana quarterback and three other medical-marijuana providers who were convicted in the largest drug-trafficking investigation in state history.
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.
MILES CITY — A Miles City man who is serving a 10-year prison sentence on federal drug and child pornography convictions has been sentenced to 10 years in state prison for having sex with a 14-year-old girl.
HELENA — A man accused of placing $70 million in unwanted charges on phone bills nationwide has been sentenced to four years' probation on a separate charge related to a federal medical marijuana crackdown.
HELENA — So far, the 2013 Legislature appears to be no more receptive to medical marijuana than the 2011 session was.
HELENA — The debate over medical marijuana that dominated much of the 2011 Legislature was rekindled Wednesday before a House committee — and before a much smaller crowd.
WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court Tuesday rejected a petition to reclassify marijuana from its current federal status as a dangerous drug with no accepted medical use.
HELENA — The lawyer for a Montana family accused of cramming $70 million in bogus charges on phone bills nationwide says his clients followed industry standards.
HELENA — A Montana family is accused of placing $70 million in bogus charges on customer phone bills since 2008.
MISSOULA — A man who gained infamy when he and his father kidnapped an elite athlete in the 1980s was sentenced Thursday to four years in prison and three years of supervised probation for a federal drug case.
HELENA — A prosecutor is recommending 10 years in prison for a former medical marijuana provider who struck a plea deal after he was convicted on eight drug and weapons charges.
HELENA — Lori Burnam, a Hamilton woman with lung cancer who became the face of medical marijuana advocacy in Montana, has died at age 66.
MISSOULA — A 48-year-old Missoula man has pleaded guilty to fraudulently collecting more than $25,000 in Social Security disability payments while failing to report money that he made running a medical marijuana growing operation.