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July 1, 2015
UPDATED: Highly anticipated medical marijuana law takes effect
MINNEAPOLIS -- The early hour gave the moment a subdued feel, but three of the first people affected by Minnesota’s new medical marijuana law...
July 1, 2015 - 11:10am
June 18, 2015
Minnesota marijuana grower offers a peek into its manufacturing facility
COTTAGE GROVE, Minn. — Lest anyone doubt that the production facility for LeafLine Labs, one of two Minnesota manufacturers of medical cannabis,...
June 18, 2015 - 12:56pm
May 30, 2015
Former North Dakota tribal chairman joins marijuana company
BISMARCK -- Former MHA Nation Tribal Chairman Tex Hall has joined a company focused on producing marijuana on reservations. Native American...
May 30, 2015 - 7:55pm
May 21, 2015
Drug sale charges dismissed against area men
BEMIDJI—Charges against three men charged with felony fifth-degree drug sale have been dismissed in Beltrami County District Court. Kyle Bruers, 19, of Bagley, and Austin Tischman, 19, of Wilton, were arrested along with Cody Graser, 19, of Wilton, in December after law enforcement...
May 21, 2015 - 9:18pm
April 23, 2015
Drug charges against Wilton man dismissed
BEMIDJI—Charges against a man accused of selling marijuana were dismissed Wednesday in Beltrami County District Court. Cody Graser, 19, was facing felony fifth-degree drug sale charges after law enforcement responded to an armed home invasion call and discovered marijuana...
April 23, 2015 - 7:28pm
March 28, 2015
Twin Cities pizzeria sold pot, too, St. Paul police say
By Tad Vezner St. Paul Pioneer Press ST. PAUL -- A pizzeria run by a "sweet old lady" in St. Paul's Macalester-Groveland neighborhood was the target of criminal charges Friday, after its owner allegedly dealt in some very special ingredients. Police grew suspicious when...
March 28, 2015 - 3:48pm
March 18, 2015
Bemidji man arrested with 5 pounds of pot
BEMIDJI -- A Bemidji man caught with more than five pounds of marijuana appeared in Beltrami County District Court on Monday. Kevin Palathingal...
March 18, 2015 - 6:15pm
March 4, 2015
N.D. troopers find 136 pounds of pot, arrest two from California
BISMARCK -- Two California men were taken into custody Sunday afternoon after a North Dakota Highway Patrol trooper found 136 pounds of marijuana. The driver, 22-year-old Andrew Xiong, and his passenger, 33-year-old Jerry Yang, both of Sacramento, Calif., were taken into custody...
March 4, 2015 - 3:20pm
February 24, 2015
Survey: Multiple sclerosis listed as No. 1 reason for medical cannabis use in Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- Almost 1,400 Minnesotans are potential users of the state’s new medical cannabis program that starts July 1. About half of the those respondents to a voluntary Minnesota Department of Health survey said they would use it for multiple sclerosis or severe muscle spasms....
February 24, 2015 - 9:25am
February 19, 2015
Laporte man found guilty in marijuana case
PARK RAPIDS -- David Paul Patterson, 51, of Laporte was found guilty Wednesday night of possessing seven pounds of marijuana with intent to sell...
February 19, 2015 - 11:24am
February 13, 2015
Annandale drug bust nets 56 pounds of marijuana, other drugs
ANNANDALE, Minn. -- Police here found more than 50 pounds of marijuana Wednesday in a drug bust. The Wright County Sheriff’s Department arrested Allen Clarence Hochstein, 63, and Mark Donald Repke, 60, on Friday after executing a search warrant on a home about 50 miles northwest...
February 13, 2015 - 10:01pm
February 6, 2015
Bemidji man sentenced for marijuana, mushroom bust
BEMIDJI -- A Bemidji man arrested with 33 mature marijuana plants and a large quantity of psilocybin mushrooms in October was sentenced Monday...
February 6, 2015 - 5:27pm
January 14, 2015
Red Lake approves marijuana study: Medicinal herb and industrial hemp could boost economy
RED LAKE -- The Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians Tribal Council unanimously approved Tuesday a study on how medicinal marijuana and industrial hemp could benefit the Red Lake Nation. Many American Indian tribes began discussing the potential of marijuana and hemp on reservations...
January 14, 2015 - 5:42pm
January 10, 2015
Pot potential: Some tribes request guidance on enforcement of Controlled Substance Act on tribal lands, Red Lake to discuss issue
BEMIDJI -- As the number of states taking steps toward marijuana legalization continues to increase, so do medicinal and economic opportunities. Almost half the nation has developed medical marijuana laws which may change the terrain of states as legal cannabis crops are planted....
January 10, 2015 - 10:18pm
January 9, 2015
Third person arrested in Wilton burglary
WILTON -- A third person has been arrested in connection with a Wilton home invasion that occurred in December. Two people had already been taken...
January 9, 2015 - 5:47pm