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October 14, 2014
Bigelow man arrested on drug charges
WORTHINGTON — A Bigelow man was arrested on several drug-related charges after a report of a rollover vehicle accident led to the discovery of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Jeffrey John Tosch, 34, is facing several charges: one count of fifth-degree drug possession; one...
October 14, 2014 - 8:10pm
September 21, 2014
29 potential medical marijuana makers in Minnesota
ST. PAUL — There are 29 potential makers of medical marijuana vying for the two state-approved facilities allowed by Minnesota law. The Minnesota Department of Health announced Friday that it received 29 letters of intent to apply for the state medical cannabis program. The Health...
September 21, 2014 - 8:16pm
September 7, 2014
Medical marijuana makers sought
ST. PAUL — Minnesota officials on Friday began seeking two companies to grow marijuana and produce medicine from the plant. Anyone wanting to make the medicine must notify the state Health Department by Sept. 19 and file the application by Oct. 3. State officials plan to announce...
September 7, 2014 - 8:43pm
August 26, 2014
Officers find 47 grams of marijuana in drug bust
LUVERNE — A Brandon, S.D., woman is facing drug charges after law enforcement executed a search Saturday and discovered 47.4 grams of marijuana in her vehicle. Ashlee Michele Martin, 19, is facing one count of a felony fifth-degree drug possession, one misdemeanor count of possessing...
August 26, 2014 - 7:50pm
June 2, 2014
Tip pulls plug on elaborate pot-growing operation
ST. PAUL — A tip from an informant and the overwhelming smell of marijuana spurred a bust yielding hundreds of plants and more than $100,000 in cash from a sophisticated grow operation, Dakota County authorities say. Four people were charged May 30 with conspiracy to commit second-...
June 2, 2014 - 9:32pm
May 27, 2014
Still waiting: ureaucratic hurdles frustrate researchers seeking to study medical marijuana
MINNEAPOLIS — A year ago, University of Minnesota researchers received a $9.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study pain in patients with sickle cell disease. Normally, such an award would quickly launch a study, but lead researcher Kalpna Gupta is still...
May 27, 2014 - 9:04am
May 20, 2014
Moorhead parents ‘willing to try anything,’ open to new Minnesota medical marijuana law
MOORHEAD — Brett Solum might be one of the first to obtain medical marijuana under a new Minnesota law slated to take effect next year. The...
May 20, 2014 - 9:26pm
May 18, 2014
MN legislative session ended on personal note
ST. PAUL — Minnesota state Sen. Kent Eken fought for years to increase pay for those who care for the elderly and disabled, but as state legislators...
May 18, 2014 - 10:02pm
May 16, 2014
Minnesota Legislature OKs medical marijuana bill
CHRISTOPHER SNOWBECK St. Paul Pioneer Press ST. PAUL — Minnesota is on the cusp of joining more than 20 states in legalizing medical marijuana. The state Senate voted 46-16 on Friday for a bill that would provide cannabis in the form of liquids and pills to terminally ill...
May 16, 2014 - 9:39pm
May 15, 2014
Medical marijuana compromise brings tears of happiness
ST. PAUL — Angie Weaver shed tears, again. “This means the world to our family,” the Hibbing mother said between tears of joy Thursday,...
May 15, 2014 - 9:43pm
May 14, 2014
MN study finds racial disparities in marijuana arrests
DULUTH — Black Minnesotans were 6.4 times more likely to be arrested for possessing marijuana than whites, according an analysis of 2011 public...
May 14, 2014 - 8:25pm
May 13, 2014
The clock is ticking
ST. PAUL — A bipartisan group of lawmakers will try to negotiate a compromise on medical marijuana legislation in the coming days. The state Senate voted Tuesday not to concur with legislation passed last week by the House, calling instead for the appointment of a conference...
May 13, 2014 - 9:24pm
May 9, 2014
‘I’m proud to be a flip-flopper’
ST. PAUL — Rep. Leon Lillie set the stage for a memorable and emotional Minnesota legislative debate. “This stuff is personal,” the North St. Paul Democrat said Friday regarding discussion about allowing medical marijuana use in Minnesota. “This could be us.” Rep. Rod...
May 9, 2014 - 9:19pm
May 6, 2014
MN Senate OKs medical marijuana
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans suffering conditions they feel only marijuana can help cheered Tuesday as senators overwhelmingly approved using extracts from the plant for medical uses. Meanwhile, state representatives prepared to debate the issue as early as Friday. “This is restricted...
May 6, 2014 - 9:51pm
March 26, 2014
Parents go after Dayton marijuana stance
ST. PAUL — Parents of suffering children used an emotional Wednesday news conference to blame Gov. Mark Dayton for killing a bill that they would allow them to use marijuana to ease children’s seizures. A Woodbury parent said the governor should “put special needs ahead of...
March 26, 2014 - 8:10pm