Mpls. Councilmembers Want Decreased Consequences For Minor Pot PossessionA push is underway to downgrade minor possession of marijuana from a misdemeanor to a petty misdemeanor in the city of Minneapolis. If you are caught with pot in Minneapolis right now, you could face a $200 fine, jail time and a criminal record.
Minnesota To Allow Patients To Treat 'Intractable Pain' With Medical PotThe Minnesota Department of Health announced its plans Wednesday to expand the state's medical marijuana program. MDH had a Jan. 1 deadline to decide if severe, chronic pain should join the list of qualifying conditions.
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.
Medical Pot Distribution Center Readies For 1st Wave Of PatientsIn just five days, approved patients will start receiving medical marijuana under Minnesota's new cannabis program. The state selected LeafLine Labs and Minnesota Medical Solutions to grow and distribute medical cannabis in the form of pills or oils.
4 Things To Know: Nepal Earthquake, Fewer Christians In America & MoreFrom declining Christianity in the United States to another major earthquake in Nepal, here are the four stories to know for Tuesday, May 12.
Behind-The-Scenes At Otsego Medical Cannabis FacilityOn Tuesday, WCCO got an early look inside one of the places where cannabis plants are now legally grown in Minnesota.
Pot Advocates To Hold 4/20 Rally At State CapitolDenver police said there were no major problems as marijuana celebrations continued for a second day on Sunday, but police tweeted a reminder that while recreational use of marijuana is legal in Colorado, people still can't use it in public.
'Pot (The Movie)' Features Plight Of Minnesota FamilyA movie premiering Saturday at the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Film Festival is taking on marijuana. Michael Hope's film, "Pot (the movie)," tells the plight of a Minnesota woman who gave her son medical marijuana.
Documents: Illegal Pot Ring Shipped Tons Out Of ColoradoColorado is doing a good job keeping legal marijuana from spilling beyond state borders despite a newly unsealed indictment alleging 32 people earned millions of dollars by illegally exporting tons of the drug to other states, the state's Attorney General Cynthia Coffman said Thursday.
Police Find Pot Inside Container Labeled 'Not Weed'A man in Lincoln, Nebraska, has been cited for possessing pot inside a container that had been slapped with a label reading: "Not Weed." The Lincoln Journal Star reports that Lancaster County deputies stopped the man's vehicle around 9 p.m. Saturday.
Fight Over Marijuana More Risky In States Than DCIt's easy for Congress to meddle with the District of Columbia's decision to legalize recreational use of marijuana, but taking on the states is a different matter.
MN Man Arrested With 17 Lbs. Of Marijuana On AmtrakAn Amtrak passenger from Minneapolis has been arrested after a search of his luggage turned up 17 pounds of marijuana, 14 pounds of marijuana-infused edibles and some hashish.