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MN Families Make Tough Move To Colo. For Medical Marijuana

Some Minnesota families didn’t want to wait for lawmakers to decide whether or not to legalize marijuana. They’ve already started over in Colorado to be able to treat their sick kids with the plant they believe will make them better.

01/29/2014

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Minnesotans Fight For Legalization Of Medical Marijuana

The fight over legalizing medical marijuana moves to the State Capitol again next month. For some Minnesota families, a cannabis law can’t come soon enough. WCCO shares the battle two Minnesota families are fighting, believing that marijuana is the seed to a new life for their sick kids.

01/20/2014

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Forum Discusses Legalization Of Marijuana In Minnesota

Representatives from health care, education and law enforcement got together in Dakota County to discuss the debate around legalizing marijuana. The forum was held to discuss the dangers of the controlled substance.

11/20/2013

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Minnesota Man Facing Marijuana Charges In Idaho

A 39-year-old Minnesota man who Idaho State Police say had more than 3 pounds of marijuana in his vehicle has been taken into custody.

11/03/2013

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Nat’l Survey Finds Marijuana Use Increasing Steadily

New numbers reveal more Americans are using marijuana. The report, released Wednesday, was done by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, and it shows that marijuana use has increased steadily over the past five years.

09/04/2013

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Bemidji Police: No Charges In Facebook Drug Post

The Bemidji police chief says no charges will be issued after someone posted a Facebook ad for marijuana. Someone had offered, “WEED FOR SALE!!!” last week on a page called “Bemidji Area Online Sale.”

08/12/2013

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Pine Co. Land Raided, 5,500 Marijuana Plants Seized

Millions of dollars’ worth of marijuana went up in smoke Wednesday after a big find in a Minnesota field. Sheriff’s deputies in Pine County loaded 5,500 plants into a dump truck and sent them to an incinerator.

07/24/2013

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John Williams Video Smack Down For 6-7!

NBC Anchor Brian Williams raps like Snoop Dog!

06/07/2013

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Minn. Medical Marijuana Push To Wait Until 2014

Minnesota won’t have a showdown over medical marijuana this year. Heather Azzi of Minnesotans for Compassionate Care, a pro-marijuana policy group, said Wednesday that bills to permit marijuana for medical reasons will be introduced in the next week or two.

03/13/2013

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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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Medical Marijuana Bill Likely Dead In Iowa Legislature

A proposal to legalize marijuana for medical use likely is dead for this session. A Senate subcommittee approved the bill Monday, but the panel’s chairman says the proposal likely won’t go further.

03/04/2013

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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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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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Legalizing Pot: What’s Happening In Other States?

The votes in Washington and Colorado last month legalizing marijuana were just the latest developments in the debate over marijuana use in the United States.

12/14/2012

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Medical Marijuana Faces Tough Road In Minnesota

Medical marijuana supporters face a tough challenge this legislative session in Minnesota, where Gov. Mark Dayton says he won’t sign anything without the backing of law enforcement — and authorities say they’re strongly opposed.

12/12/2012

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Good Question: How Can States Pass Laws That Contradict Federal Law?

The voters in Colorado and Washington State were clear in approving ballot initiatives that make using small amounts of marijuana legal. But the federal law is equally clear, classifying marijuana as an illegal drug under the federal Controlled Substances Act. So how can a state pass a law that contradicts federal law?

11/07/2012

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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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Candidate Guilty Of Marijuana Sales Still In Race

A mayoral candidate in Winona County admits his conviction for selling marijuana could “throw a few complications” into his campaign. Stephen Conlin says he’s committed to his campaign for mayor of St. Charles.

10/31/2012

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235 Lbs. Of Pot Found In Semi Truck

Eleven packages containing 235 pounds of marijuana were taken from a semi truck last week, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

07/11/2012

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DPS Investigates Officer Allegedly Giving Pot To Protestors

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety is looking into allegations that a Hutchinson Police officer gave marijuana to protestors as part of a police program.

05/09/2012

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Feds Sound Another Pot Farm Warning

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service is again warning hikers and campers to steer clear of pot farms this summer. Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest officials say drug trafficking organizations typically plant farms in the […]

04/18/2012

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Charges: Police Find Pot, 21 Glass Pipes In Man’s Car

A 40-year-old Eagan man faces felony drug charges after authorities found nearly 50 grams of marijuana in his car last month.

02/24/2012

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Large Pot-Growing Operation Found In Askov, Minn.

A large marijuana growing operation was discovered in Askov, Minn. Tuesday, according to the Pine County Sheriff’s Office.

11/30/2011

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Son Helps Bust Mom, Stepdad With 8 Pounds Of Pot

A concerned son helped lead police to his mother and stepfather’s home, where eight pounds of marijuana was being kept inside their master bedroom.

11/14/2011

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Charges: Man Taught Juvenile How To Grow, Sell Pot

A 34-year-old Farmington man has been accused of teaching a juvenile how to grow and sell marijuana, which he produced inside his home.

11/09/2011

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