North Dakota Senate OKs higher THC limit for medical marijuana patients

A bill to up the limits on the quantities and types of THC (the active ingredient in marijuana) that can be purchased from North Dakota’s medical dispensaries is one-third the way to becoming a law. Yesterday, the Senate voted 33-14 to pass the bill that was modified slightly on the floor. Jack Dura with the

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Montana weed sales estimated at $300M in recreational industry’s first year

In 2021, Montana voters approved legalizing recreational marijuana. The law took effect on January 1, 2022, and the first-year data has come in. In the first 365 days, Montanan’s purchased $300 million in marijuana, more than double the state’s high-end projections. Purchases raised nearly $35 million in taxes. Get the full story from the Helena

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Bill would increase THC purchase limit for North Dakota medical marijuana patients

North Dakota’s regulation of medical marijuana is among the most strict across states that have legalized marijuana in one form or another. To loosen the law up a bit, Senator Kristen Roers, R-Fargo, sponsored a bill to increase the amount of active THC patients can purchase that will also allow for more consistent doses and

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With legalization growing elsewhere, marijuana makes up half of North Dakota drug arrests

In North Dakota, more than 50% of drug arrests involve marijuana. Combine that with initiatives to fully legalize the drug and a patchwork of federal, state, and local laws that criminalize possession and what we have is a challenge for law enforcement and lawmakers. The Grand Forks Herald has a primer on the factors that

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North Dakota full legalization of marijuana ballot petition push to start in fall

A citizen group in favor of the full legalization of marijuana in North Dakota has organized and is finalizing petition language before submitting it to the Secretary of State for approval. Once approved for circulation, petitioners have one year to gather the required signatures that would move the issue to a vote of the people.

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Group out to legalize marijuana in North Dakota

A petition to legalize marijuana has been filed with the Secretary of State. And in addition to legalizing the drug, the petition would also prevent the state from requiring a license to grow, use or distribute marijuana.

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Routine Traffic Stop Yields 136 Pounds of Pot

— Official News Release, ND Highway Patrol — BISMARCK, N.D. – On Sunday at approximately 1:00 p.m., a North Dakota Highway Patrol trooper stopped a Hyandai Elantra, bearing Idaho license plates, east of Steele on I-94 for a traffic violation. While speaking to the occupants, the trooper became suspicious of criminal activity. A search was

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