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Rodeo Clown Convicted In Iowa Marijuana Conspiracy

A professional rodeo clown is headed to prison after a jury convicted him of a lengthy conspiracy to grow marijuana in rural Iowa.

03/12/2013

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Cop Charged For Stealing Prescription Drugs From Drop Box

A former Washington County Sheriff’s deputy has been charged with stealing drugs. Investigators say he was taking them from a bin set up for the public to drop off for unused prescription medications.

02/27/2013

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County Atty’s To Review Drug Convictions From Last 3 Years

The county attorneys for Ramsey, Washington and Dakota counties announced that they are planning to review all jury or court cases that ended in drug convictions for the past three years.

02/21/2013

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Carter Thanks Vikings For Help Through Drug Issues

Cris Carter is back in Minnesota for the first time since his election to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

02/14/2013

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Roseville Police: Dead Dog, Illegal Narcotics Found During Search

A dead dog and a malnourished canine were discovered – in addition to illegal narcotics, drug paraphernalia and a large sum of cash – during a search warrant the Roseville Police and East Metro SWAT executed at 8 a.m. on Wednesday.

02/07/2013

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Lawsuit Says Drug Training Program Violated Rights

Six people who claim they were given drugs as part of a now-suspended training program for police are suing the state of Minnesota, alleging the program was an “unethical clinical trial.”

02/01/2013

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Anoka Man Charged After Crash Into Family Vehicle

An Anoka man is charged with leading police on a chase while high and crashing his vehicle into another vehicle carrying a family of five.

01/29/2013

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Movie Blog: ‘The House I Live In’ Review

David Simon is just one of the many talking heads whose insights and opinions make “The House I Live In” a movie of considerable force, especially following a year in which two states legalized the recreational use of marijuana.

01/18/2013

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Ex-Gopher A.J. Barker Arrested On Pot Charge In Texas

A former University of Minnesota wide receiver who quit the team after accusing the head coach of abusive behavior has been arrested in Houston on a marijuana possession charge.

01/16/2013

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Charges: Part Owner Sold Drugs In Bursville Business

A man believed to be part owner of a Burnsville business has been charged with selling drugs inside the establishment.

01/14/2013

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Judge Dismisses Moorhead Drug Ordinance Challenge

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit challenging a Moorhead ordinance outlawing drug paraphernalia.

01/11/2013

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Police: Mom Bought Pot With 2 Kids In SUV

Police say a mother of two bought marijuana with her kids, and was subsequently caught speeding while the two were unbuckled in the back seat.

12/19/2012

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Duluth Head Shop Owner Indicted On Federal Charges

The owner of a Duluth head shop and three workers have been charged in a 54-count indictment accusing them of violating federal drug and regulatory laws.

12/18/2012

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Authorities: Man Found Dead In Edina Pot-Growing Operation

A man has been found dead inside a pot-growing operation inside an Edina residence, according to authorities.

11/01/2012

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MN Health Dept: Unsure Of Tainted Drugs’ Reach

The Minnesota Department of Health has confirmed two new cases of fungal meningitis in the state, bringing the total to seven.

10/17/2012

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