Montana

Montana Medical Marijuana Advocate Asks Court to End Probation

Montana Medical Marijuana Advocate Asks Court to End Probation

Tom Daubert is a lobbyist who helped to draft Montana’s 2004 medical marijuana law.  Daubert was also arrested as a part of federal crackdowns on Montana’s medical marijuana dispensaries. ...
Federal Prosecutors Appealing Sentences for Montana Medical Marijuana Providers

Federal Prosecutors Appealing Sentences for Montana Medical Marijuana Providers

Federal prosecutors are appealing the sentences of three former medical marijuana providers and a former University of Montana quarterback who were convicted in what is considered Montana’s largest ever...
Medical Marijuana Bills Heard in Montana

Medical Marijuana Bills Heard in Montana

On Wednesday, Montana Representative Kelly McCarthy presented House Bills 340-343, all of which aim to fix provisions in Montana’s 2011 medical marijuana law. McCarthy said he was not filing...
Montana Medical Marijuana Caregiver Sentenced to 5 Years

Montana Medical Marijuana Caregiver Sentenced to 5 Years

On Friday, a federal judge sentenced Chris Williams, a former medical marijuana caregiver, to 5 years in prison under a plea agreement that was struck with federal prosecutors after...
Montana Judge Blocks Part of Medical Marijuana Law to Help Patients

Montana Judge Blocks Part of Medical Marijuana Law to Help Patients

Judge James Reynolds has blocked parts of Montana’s new medical marijuana law… again. Reynolds believes that the 2011 changes to the state’s medical marijuana law would harm patients because...
Long Time Medical Marijuana Advocate Lori Burnam Passes Away

Long Time Medical Marijuana Advocate Lori Burnam Passes Away

Lori Burnam, a long time advocate for medical marijuana, passed away last Thursday after her condition took a turn for the worse.  One of the most recognized Montana medical...
Some of Montana Medical Marijuana Caregiver’s Charges to Be Dropped

Some of Montana Medical Marijuana Caregiver’s Charges to Be Dropped

In mid-September, Chris Williams, a former medical marijuana provider in Montana, was found guilty of all eight of his charges, including conspiracy to manufacture, possess, and distribute marijuana.  He...
Marijuana Advocate Submits Legalization Proposal in Montana

Marijuana Advocate Submits Legalization Proposal in Montana

Marijuana advocate Barb Trego has submitted a 2014 ballot question to the  secretary of state to make the recreational use of marijuana a constitutional right in Montana. The proposal...
Montana Judge Re-Suspends Aspects of the State’s Stricter Medical Marijuana Law

Montana Judge Re-Suspends Aspects of the State’s Stricter Medical Marijuana Law

Last week, the Montana Supreme Court refused to revisit a ruling that kept the 2011 version of the state’s medical marijuana law intact, effectively placing stricter regulations on patients...
Montana Supreme Court Refuses to Revisit Ruling on Constitutionality of Marijuana Use

Montana Supreme Court Refuses to Revisit Ruling on Constitutionality of Marijuana Use

The Montana Supreme Court has denied a request  by medical marijuana advocates to revisit last month’s ruling that there is no constitutional right for people to use marijuana. In...