Man Charged With Shooting Man, Setting Body On FireA 23-year-old man has been charged in the death of a man whose body was discovered in a burning car Saturday evening. Police say they were called to a car fire on the 1000 block of Westminster Street at about 6 p.m. and found the body inside when they arrived on scene.
Is Marijuana Addictive?With many states now pushing for the legalization of marijuana, its potential as an addictive substance is hotly debated. Advocates claim that the drug is not addictive, while opponents commonly label it as a gateway drug.
In Fear Of Feds, S.D. Tribe Burns Pot CropA South Dakota American Indian tribe that sought to open the nation's first marijuana resort says it burned its crop after federal officials signaled a potential raid.
Health Panel Says Allowing Marijuana Prescriptions For Pain A Bad IdeaAn advisory panel cautioned Wednesday against expanding Minnesota's medical marijuana program to include patients suffering chronic pain starting next year.
1 In 7 Medical Pot Patients Aren’t Sticking With The MedicineState officials are trying to learn why nearly one-seventh of its medical marijuana patients have stopped buying the medicine.
Report: Marijuana Use Doubles Among AdultsOver the last decade, marijuana use has more than doubled in use among adults. JAMA Psychiatry reported new findings Wednesday, showing that nearly 10 percent of adults in the U.S. used marijuana in 2013. That's up from four percent in 2002.
South Dakota Native American Tribe To Open First Ever Marijuana ResortA small South Dakota Native American tribe is taking on a new venture to attract tourism. The Santee Sioux are opening the nation's first marijuana resort on its reservation.
Patients Share Tales From First Months Of Medical MarijuanaA panel tracking the launch of Minnesota's medical marijuana law is getting an earful of the program's good and bad stories. The state's task force overseeing the program met Friday for the first time since medical marijuana went on sale in July. The Legislature legalized medical cannabis last year.
2nd Medical Marijuana Manufacturer Offering DiscountAnother medical marijuana manufacturer in Minnesota is offering a discount amid criticism by patients about the high cost of the medicine. Minnesota Medical Solutions on Thursday said it would offer a 50 percent discount on a patient's first visit to reduce an initial cost burden that also includes program registration fees.
Ho-Chunk Votes To Change Marijuana Rules On Tribal LandsThe Ho-Chunk Nation has voted to change the rules on using marijuana on its tribal lands. Ho-Chunk announced Saturday that its General Council voted to reverse a policy that made the use and sale of marijuana on tribal lands illegal.
Man Attempts To Flee Police By Driving Into Cornfield In Meeker Co.A 35-year-old man was arrested Thursday after fleeing police in Meeker County. Brian Berwald, of Hutchinson, faces charges of driving after cancellation of license and fleeing a peace officer.
Montevideo Cop Back To Work After Crash With High DriverA Montevideo Police officer is back to work after getting hit last week by a driver who admitted to being high on marijuana. Officer Kelly Robinson was off duty and was returning home from buying a camper for his family when a vehicle did not yield and pulled out in front of him.