Michael Moore’s story on the federal crackdown on medical marijuana is generating a lot of comment.
Turns out that inquiries by U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agents extend to lawmakers who worked to reform Montana’s messy medical marijuana situation.
They included Missoula’s Diana Sands, who was not amused:
“So now, if you’re a [...]
Here’s the latest from the Associated Press. More here later and in tomorrow’s Missoulian:
HELENA (AP) – Federal agents with guns drawn raided at least 10 medical marijuana operations across Montana on Monday.
Agents near Helena burst into Montana Cannabis’ greenhouse, where the company grows more than 1,600 plants for its four stores across the state. The greenhouse runs about half the length of a football field and is packed with marijuana plants that can be seen from U.S. Highway 12.
About 15 workers were inside the warehouse during the morning raid. Montana Cannabis employee Brett Thompson, 30, said he stepped outside to smoke a cigarette and saw agents running up the driveway.
“They came in, guns drawn, got us down on the ground and in cuffs as fast as they could,” Thompson said.
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That’s the basis for Jason Christ’s arrest late Wednesday afternoon:
Medical marijuana entrepreneur Jason Christ was arrested Wednesday for allegedly traveling to Arizona in violation of a court order that he stay within Montana while awaiting trial on intimidation charges.
Shortly before 5 p.m., Missoula police officers handcuffed Christ at his Front Street [...]