North Dakota Medical Marijuana News
FARGO, N.D. — Two Dickinson residents who say that their prescriptions for medical marijuana from Washington state allowed them to have the drug in North Dakota have pleaded guilty to possession charges.
The conditional pleas from Brian Kuruc and his wife, Rebecca Larson, mean that they will be able to appeal to the state Supreme Court.
Eight North Dakota State Football players that were charged for petition fraud will remain on the roster said coach Craig Bohl Tuesday according to the Associated Press.
The players, which were paid $9 per hour for collecting signatures, allegedly foraged some of them.
FARGO, N.D. -- Eight North Dakota State University football players, including four starters, are among 11 people charged with faking petition signatures in a scheme that will keep two well-funded initiatives off the November ballot.
Bison coach Craig Bohl said the players will be eligible to play this weekend against Colorado State and any team discipline would wait until after the criminal case was resolved.
As Secretary of State Al Jaeger reviews a medical marijuana ballot initiative, a Montana state legislator recommends sending it through the state assembly.
In 2004, Montana passed a medical marijuana initiative through a general election which was hard to regulate, said Montana State Sen. Donald Steinbeisser, R-Sidney.
BISMARCK (AP) — North Dakota's top health official and a supporter of medical marijuana are sparring about whether pot has health benefits.
Health officer Terry Dwelle says the federal Food and Drug Administration hasn't approved marijuana as a medicine.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Secretary of State Al Jaeger has approved a ballot measure that would allow people to use marijuana legally in North Dakota for medical reasons.
Jaeger's action Monday means supporters of medical marijuana may begin gathering signatures to put the issue on the ballot.
North Dakota does not need to become the next state to allow the use of marijuana for medical reasons.
An initiative petition is under review by Secretary of State Al Jaeger. If the petition is approved, supporters would soon begin gathering signatures to get the issue on the ballot. If the proposal gets that far, we urge North Dakota voters to reject the idea.
A Fargo Democratic lawmaker is chairman of a campaign to make marijuana use legal in North Dakota for medical reasons.
Secretary of State Al Jaeger has about a week to review the initiative petition.
After he approves it, medical marijuana supporters may start getting signatures.
FARGO – A Fargo state legislator submitted a proposed initiative to make using and growing marijuana for medicinal purposes legal.
The petition was turned into Secretary of State Al Jaeger’s office on Tuesday for a title and approval of format.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Supporters of legalizing medical marijuana in North Dakota turned in a proposed initiative Tuesday to put the issue on the November ballot.
With voters’ approval, the initiative would allow someone who suffers from a debilitating illness to use marijuana with a doctor’s permission. It lists cancer, post-traumatic stress disorder, glaucoma and other illnesses as examples of debilitating conditions.