HELENA — Backers of a proposed ballot measure that would make marijuana illegal in Montana can begin gathering signatures.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Medical marijuana activist Thomas Daubert received five years’ probation at his sentencing in U.S. District Court in Missoula.
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.
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.
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.
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 — 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.
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.
Two minor players in a Hardin-based medical-marijuana operation each got time-served sentences in U.S. District Court in Billings on Thursday.
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.
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.
MISSOULA — Calling certain mandatory minimum sentences “unfair and absurd,” a federal judge Friday sentenced medical marijuana grower Chris Williams to five years in prison — the least amount mandated for his federal gun conviction.
MISSOULA - A last-minute flurry of activity surrounding the case of convicted medical marijuana grower Chris Williams did not halt Williams' scheduled sentencing in U.S. District Court in Missoula on Friday.
A Miles City man serving a federal sentence for his role in large medical-marijuana prosecution said nothing as a judge ordered the maximum term in a child pornography case on Thursday.
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.
A Roundup couple with expired medical-marijuana cards who claimed they were growing marijuana for the state’s medical-marijuana industry was sentenced this week in U.S. District Court in Billings.