Here’s a thought-provoking story from the Associated Press:
Federal prosecutors pursuing drug charges against Montana medical marijuana operators want to keep jurors from hearing any evidence at trial about the state’s medical pot law or whether the operators were complying with it.
U.S. Department of Justice attorneys have made motions in at [...]
From the Associated Press this morning:
KALISPELL, Mont. – Two men behind a lawsuit that aimed to clarify state law on the transfer of medical marijuana between caregivers have pleaded no contest to felony criminal possession with intent to distribute.
Robin Ruiz and Lief Erickson were arrested Feb. 3 after officers [...]
The Missoulian got a note from a reader today who was upset because so many medical marijuana dispensaries are closed and he felt as though there should be more coverage of that fact. Guess he’s missed the near-daily stories about the ongoing wrangling over Montana’s medical marijuana law.
There were a couple of [...]
At least, that’s how this Associated Press report describes the changes:
Lawmakers are beginning to determine the final details of a bill to overhaul Montana’s medical marijuana industry.
The overhaul would severely restrict the availability of the drug in the state and the changes legislators began adopting Monday would entirely remove payment [...]
It seems as though every week we write that a decision is due any minute on changes – if any – to Montana’s 2004 voter-approved medical marijuana law. But this week it’s really true – there are only eight days left in the 2001 Montana legislative session.
Here’s how the Associated Press [...]
Things in the Legislature shifted so fast and so often last week when it came to medical marijuana that it was hard to keep up. This column by Missoulian State Bureau chief Chuck Johnson explains where things stand as of this brief moment in time:
With just three weeks left in the [...]
So, two titans of Montana’s medical marijuana industry – at least, that’s how they portray themselves – are going at it in court. Jason Christ is suing Rick Rosio, accusing Rosio among other things of hosting a clinic that he says provided slapdash medical advice – the same criticism often lobbed at Christ’s [...]
Here’s a really interesting story out of Helena detailing a surprise approach to the medical marijuana situation in Montana.
Republican Sen. Dave Lewis of Helena floated a new bill that would impose fees on medical marijuana businesses and distribute $1 million of the proceeds to local governments and $3 million to services for [...]