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Medical Marijuana

Mead supports suing feds, not Colorado, over legalization of marijuana

Mead supports suing feds, not Colorado, over legalization of marijuana

CHEYENNE — Gov. Matt Mead believes Wyomingites are likely purchasing legal marijuana in Colorado and taking it home, and he blames the federal government, he said Friday.

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Medical-marijuana bills before the Montana Legislature

HELENA — Here are some of the bills and proposed bills on medical marijuana before the 2015 Montana Legislature:

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Fort Peck Tribes vote to legalize medical marijuana

Fort Peck Tribes vote to legalize medical marijuana

The Fort Peck Tribal Executive Board has voted to legalize medical marijuana on the reservation.

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Judge blocks implementation of key parts of medical marijuana law

Judge blocks implementation of key parts of medical marijuana law

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.

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Judge releases former Griz QB convicted on medical pot charges from prison

MISSOULA — Jason Washington is a free man.

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Billings businessman's marijuana proposal cleared for signature-gathering

Billings businessman's marijuana proposal cleared for signature-gathering

HELENA — Backers of a proposed ballot measure that would make marijuana illegal in Montana can begin gathering signatures.

May 29, 2014 4:41 pm

Demonstrators want medical marijuana, industrial hemp

Three Casper residents demonstrated for the legalization of medical marijuana and industrial hemp products Saturday, part of what they say will be regular demonstrations at Conwell Park.

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Billings business leader proposes to ban marijuana

Billings business leader proposes to ban marijuana

HELENA — A Billings businessman has proposed an initiative for the November 2014 ballot that effectively would ban the possession, use, cultivation, trafficking and transportation of marijuana in Montana.

April 18, 2014 6:20 pm
Abuse of Montana medical pot rules curbed without law, attorney argues

Abuse of Montana medical pot rules curbed without law, attorney argues

HELENA — Montana’s medical-marijuana law was back in court Tuesday, as an attorney for the drug’s users and the industry argued that restrictive parts of the 2011 rewrite of marijuana rules should be permanently voided.

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Judge won't shorten former Montana medical pot provider's probation

Judge won't shorten former Montana medical pot provider's probation

MISSOULA — A federal judge has rejected a former medical marijuana provider’s effort to cut short his sentence after serving a little more than a year on probation.

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Medical marijuana activist Tom Daubert

Medical marijuana activist Tom Daubert

Medical marijuana activist Thomas Daubert received five years’ probation at his sentencing in U.S. District Court in Missoula.

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Medical pot looks to 'color inside the lines'

Medical pot looks to 'color inside the lines'

HELENA — Medical marijuana businesses worried that federal agents will close them down now have a roadmap to avoid prosecution, courtesy of the Justice Department's decision to allow legal pot in Colorado and Washington state.

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Former Billings man gets suspended sentence for pot delivery

Former Billings man gets suspended sentence for pot delivery

A former Billings man who admitted in June to receiving an out-of-state shipment of more than 2 pounds of marijuana in Billings for his medical marijuana business won't go to prison.

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Jason Washington says he was targeted for drug charges

The medical-marijuana businessman who was convicted last spring on federal charges of distributing and manufacturing marijuana says he was unfairly targeted because of his status as a former University of Montana football player and a successful African-American entrepreneur.

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Prosecutors fight sentences of Montana marijuana providers

Prosecutors fight sentences of Montana marijuana providers

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.

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Federal crackdown busts Montana's medical-marijuana industry

Federal crackdown busts Montana's medical-marijuana industry

HELENA — If American society's tolerance for marijuana is now growing, then what happened in Montana illustrates just what can happen when the government decides things have gone too far.

May 12, 2013 7:06 am Photos

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Jury: Jason Christ guilty of intimidation for threatening Missoula store

Jury: Jason Christ guilty of intimidation for threatening Missoula store

MISSOULA — One-time medical-marijuana entrepreneur Jason Christ was convicted Thursday of intimidation in connection with a 2010 telephone call in which he cursed Verizon employees and threatened to bomb their store.

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Last 2 defendants sentenced in medical marijuana scheme

Two minor players in a Hardin-based medical-marijuana operation each got time-served sentences in U.S. District Court in Billings on Thursday.

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Former medical marijuana providers get federal prison

Two Hardin men will go to federal prison for their activities in Eastern Montana Cannabis, a Hardin-based medical marijuana operation that grew and distributed marijuana to people in the Hardin and Miles City communities.

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Miles City man gets probation in marijuana case

A Miles City man who set up a greenhouse for growing marijuana at a Hardin residence and got medical marijuana for his patients will spend three years on federal probation.

February 07, 2013 12:15 pmLoading…

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