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Parents: ‘Willing to try anything:’ Moorhead residents open to new Minnesota medical marijuana law

May 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Brett Solum might be one of the first to obtain medical marijuana under a new Minnesota law slated to take effect next year.
The 13-year-old boy suffers from uncontrollable epileptic seizures, as many as 100 a day.
His doctors h…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

MN lawmakers hear witnesses praise medical marijuana

March 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Seven-year-old Amelia Beaver provided an example about why some Minnesotans want patients with severe illnesses to have access to marijuana.
The girl suffered a seizure, one of about 30 she suffers a day, while her mother told the Minne…continue reading on dglobe.com

Zaiser doesn’t plan to lead another ND medical marijuana drive soon

January 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — The chairman of the last attempt to get marijuana legalized for medical use in North Dakota says he can’t get fired up about leading another effort anytime soon, even as the debate promises to light up the Minnesota Legislature in Februar…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Zaiser doesn’t plan to lead another ND medical marijuana drive soon

January 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — The chairman of the last attempt to get marijuana legalized for medical use in North Dakota says he can’t get fired up about leading another effort anytime soon, even as the debate promises to light up the Minnesota Legislature in Februar…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Medical defense sought for marijuana

January 31, 2013 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE Two South Dakota lawmakers with roots in law enforcement said Thursday that people charged with possessing small amounts of marijuana should be able to defend themselves in court by arguing they need it for medical reasons. Continue Reading

SD House committee hears bill on medical marijuana defense

January 31, 2013 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE (AP) Two South Dakota lawmakers with roots in law enforcement argued Thursday that people charged with possessing small amounts of marijuana should be able to defend themselves in court by arguing they need if for medical reasons.
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Court rejects effort to put medical pot back on ballot

September 19, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO A court challenge to put medical marijuana to a vote failed Wednesday when the North Dakota Supreme Court rejected the case. Continue Reading

Court rejects effort to put medical pot back on ballot

September 19, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A court challenge to put medical marijuana to a vote failed Wednesday when the North Dakota Supreme Court rejected the case. Continue Reading

Bison players among 11 facing voter fraud charges

September 4, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK Eight current North Dakota State University football players and one former player are among 11 people expected to be charged with voter fraud tied to two attempts to place measures on this fall’s general election ballot. Continue Reading

MT lawmaker says ND lawmakers should deal with medical marijuana, not voters

August 18, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

In 2004, Montana passed a medical marijuana initiative through a general election which was hard to regulate, said Montana State Sen. Donald Steinbeisser, R-Sidney. “The problem we had in Montana, before the last session, over half of the people that were using medical marijuana cards were 20- to 30-year-olds,” he said. “You know dog-gone well there’s something wrong with that.” Continue Reading