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Marijuana Wax Fire Leads To Grandmother’s Death, 2 Men Charged With Murder

There’s a new warning from Public Safety experts Wednesday about the dangers of cooking concentrated marijuana oil. It can lead to explosions and fires, like the one that has two St. Cloud men charged for the death of a grandmother.

03/25/2015

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Good Question: Why Can’t Pharmacies Sell Medical Marijuana?

A Star Tribune Minnesota Poll out Tuesday found that a slight majority – 51 percent — of Minnesotans favor legalizing medical marijuana. Already, 20 other states allow it, but patients must buy it through shops and dispensaries.

02/18/2014

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Minn. Among States Where Drug Cartels Expanding

Law enforcement authorities say Mexican drug cartel operatives who once stuck close to the U.S.-Mexico border are establishing a greater presence in the Upper Midwest.

04/01/2013

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Wis. Among States Where Drug Cartels Expanding

Law enforcement authorities say Mexican drug cartel operatives who once stuck close to the U.S.-Mexico border are establishing a greater presence in the Upper Midwest.

04/01/2013

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Minn. Raid Nets Suspected Synthetic Marijuana

Authorities have seized 20,000 packets of suspected synthetic marijuana from a Duluth head shop as part of a nationwide crackdown.

07/26/2012

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Critical Drug Shortage On Sen. Klobuchar’s List Of Challenges

Sen. Amy Klobuchar talked about a critical drug shortage for seriously ill children,

02/20/2012

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DEA: We Want Your Old Prescription Drugs

Prescription drug abuse has become a huge health and safety concern in our country, particularly a threat to young people.

04/26/2011

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Businesses Appeal Synthetic Marijuana Decision

Four Minnesota businesses are appealing a judge’s decision involving synthetic marijuana.

01/28/2011