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September 20, 2012
Court rejects effort to put medical pot back on ballot
FARGO -- A court challenge to put medical marijuana to a vote failed Wednesday when the North Dakota Supreme Court rejected the case. The court's denial means elections officials around the state can go ahead and print an estimated 400,000 to 450,000 ballots for the Nov.
September 20, 2012 - 12:00am
September 3, 2012
Medical marijuana backers seek inroads in South
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- The home state of the president who didn't inhale has become an unlikely front in the battle over medical marijuana. This fall, Arkansas will be the first Southern state to ask voters whether to legalize medical uses for pot, a move that offers supporters...
September 3, 2012 - 1:54pm
August 19, 2012
As issue strikes ND, a look at medical marijuana in Montana
As Secretary of State Al Jaeger reviews a medical marijuana ballot initiative, a Montana state legislator recommends sending it through the state assembly. In 2004, Montana passed a medical marijuana initiative through a general election which was hard to regulate, said Montana State...
August 19, 2012 - 12:00am
August 15, 2012
ND health officer: Medical marijuana carries risks
BISMARCK (AP) -- North Dakota's top health official and a supporter of medical marijuana are sparring about whether pot has health benefits. Health officer Terry Dwelle says the federal Food and Drug Administration hasn't approved marijuana as a medicine. Dwelle says there's increased...
August 15, 2012 - 10:26am
August 9, 2012
Medical marijuana measure expands Health Dept. duties
BISMARCK (AP) -- A proposal to allow North Dakotans to use marijuana as medicine will put the Health Department in charge of vetting the business plans of dispensaries, checking home pot gardens and reviewing the drug's labeling and potency. The citizen initiative gives doctors the...
August 9, 2012 - 12:00am
August 6, 2012
ND likely to debate medical marijuana proposal
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- North Dakota voters are likely to have a chance this fall to decide whether they should allow people to use marijuana for pain relief. Backers of medical marijuana turned in petitions with about 20,000 signatures to Secretary of State Al Jaeger's office on...
August 6, 2012 - 1:14pm
June 4, 2012
ND medical marijuana ballot measure approved
BISMARCK (AP) -- Secretary of State Al Jaeger has approved a ballot measure that would allow people to use marijuana legally in North Dakota for medical reasons. Jaeger's action Monday means supporters of medical marijuana may begin gathering signatures to put the issue on the ballot....
June 4, 2012 - 11:19am
September 8, 2011
Stark County judge declares mistrial in pot case
Two Lithuanian men expecting their jury trial for marijuana possession charges to begin were told they would have to wait Wednesday. A judge declared a mistrial during jury selection because of an issue with a witness, said Stark County State's Attorney Tom Henning. Arturas Teras...
September 8, 2011 - 12:00am
July 7, 2011
Dickinson woman pleads guilty to meth
A Dickinson woman who faced seven drug-related charges will serve eight years in prison if she abides by conditions set by a plea agreement,...
July 7, 2011 - 12:00am
July 6, 2011
Stark County judge rejects proposed agreement in pot case
A judge rejected a proposed plea agreement which would have put two men accused of transporting about 50 pounds of marijuana on probation during a hearing at the Stark County Courthouse Tuesday. Arturas Teras of Clear Lake, Calif., and Donatas Jasiulionis of Seattle were charged...
July 6, 2011 - 12:00am
January 16, 2011
Bill could inadvertently increase marijuana use
HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- The Montana Board of Medical Examiners says a bill intended to restrict who can get medical marijuana contains wording that will end up having the opposite result and increase eligibility. Board members tell the Independent Record that House Bill 68 as written...
January 16, 2011 - 9:25am
October 9, 2010
Medical marijuana symposium planned in Helena
HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- Medical marijuana growers from around the state are scheduled to gather in Helena Sunday and Monday for the first symposium put on by the Montana Medical Growers Association. Executive director Jim Gingery tells the Independent Record that the symposium will...
October 9, 2010 - 1:33pm
May 8, 2010
ND man accused of violating new rules on fake pot
BISMARCK (AP) -- A Mandan businessman has been accused of violating new state restrictions on the sales of powder and herbs that mimic the effects of methamphetamine and marijuana. William Nickel faces one count of conspiracy to deliver a controlled substance and two counts of possession...
May 8, 2010 - 12:11pm
August 4, 2009
Meth and pot charges dropped
In a proceeding that lasted less than two minutes, methamphetamine and marijuana charges against a Dickinson man were dismissed in Stark County District Court Monday afternoon. When Darrel Byers was pulled over on June 23 for failing to signal, police proceeded to search his vehicle...
August 4, 2009 - 12:00am
April 2, 2009
Obama has a hazy pot policy
For all of the keen intellect that President Obama showed in his online town-hall meeting, he didn't seem to know much about reefer economics. When asked whether legalizing marijuana might be a stimulus for the economy and job creation, he played the question for laughs. "I don't...
April 2, 2009 - 12:00am