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Former Minnesota Governor Considers Independent Run For President in 2020

Jesse Ventura wants to legalize marijuana and put an end to U.S. military involvement in the Middle East

LOS ANGELES — Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura says he’s considering running for president as an Independent. Ventura told Fox 11 in Los Angeles he plans to spend the winter in Mexico and make a decision on whether to run in the spring. “I don’t want a religious person telling me about government,” said Ventura. “I don’t want a government…

Fargo Man Arrested After Fleeing West Fargo Police Sunday Night

Officers located a small amount of marijuana and a loaded handgun when they searched the vehicle.

WEST FARGO, N.D.–A Fargo man was arrested after he refused to stop during a traffic stop in West Fargo at approximately 11:13 p.m. on Sunday, September 15. The West Fargo Police Department attempted to make a traffic stop for a vehicle with a headlight that was out at the intersection of 17th Street E. and Starr Avenue. The driver of…

State’s Fifth Medical Marijuana Shop to Open in Jamestown

The state expects as many as 2,000 residents will legally be using medical marijuana by next summer.

JAMESTOWN, N.D.–North Dakota’s fifth medical marijuana shop will open next week. Herbology in Jamestown is set to open Sept. 11. Dispensaries are already open in Fargo, Grand Forks, Williston, and Bismarck. Devils Lake will be the next site to open and operate a medical marijuana dispensary. Voters in North Dakota approved medical marijuana in November 2016. The state expects as…

North Dakota Cannabis Caucus Petitioning for Recreational Marijuana

The group is trying to get at least 30,000 signatures

FARGO, N.D. — Every Sunday, you can find members of the North Dakota Cannabis Caucus out at the several Fargo Parks cleaning up trash. But you’ll also catch them with several petitions, pushing for a state constitutional change to legalize recreational marijuana. “We all believe in personal freedom so we do believe that we should be able to have the…

Minnesota House Democrats Plan 15 Cannabis Conversations

The first three community conversations will be held in Duluth, Minneapolis and St. Cloud in September and October.

ST. PAUL, Minn.–Minnesota House Democrats are hitting the road for a series of town halls on how the state should go about legalizing recreational marijuana. House Majority Leader Ryan Winkler says his chamber will pass a legalization bill in the 2020 session, so it’s vitally important that Minnesotans weigh in. The first three of 15 community conversations dubbed “Be Heard…

Four Cases of Lung Injury Related To Youth Vaping In Minneapolis

The Minnesota Department of Health notes that the cases are similar to recent cases reported in Wisconsin and Illinois

MINNEAPOLIS — Children’s Minnesota has reported finding four cases of lung injury in the Minneapolis area potentially related to vaping. The Minnesota Department of Health notes that the cases are similar to recent cases reported in Wisconsin and Illinois. The Health Department is asking health care providers and parents to be on the lookout for vaping as a cause of…

Legalize ND Begins New Push To Make Marijuana Legal

The group's latest proposal would limit possession to 2 ounces, and wouldn't allow home growing

BISMARCK, ND — A group that pushed to legalize marijuana in North Dakota last year is back for another try. Legalize ND expects to submit a new proposed initiative to the secretary of state’s office soon. The group’s leader, David Owen, said the new measure will be far more specific than the one that voters soundly defeated in November. The…

Fargo Police Define Rules Regarding CBD Products

Although CBD is legal in North Dakota and some federal restrictions were lifted in the 2018 Farm Bill, the cannabinoid must be extracted from legally produced hemp.

Fargo, ND (KFGO) – The Fargo Police Department is encouraging people to do their homework on the CBD products they purchase and consume. Although CBD is legal in North Dakota and some federal restrictions were lifted in the 2018 Farm Bill, the cannabinoid must be extracted from legally produced hemp. The Fargo PD are also asking for residents to carefully…

Hemp Farmer Charged With Selling Drugs

The level for commercial hemp cannot exceed 0.3 percent.

PRESTON, Minn. (AP) _ A Minnesota hemp farmer is facing charges after authorities claimed his products had more than the legal limit of the compound that makes users high. Court documents say products from Luis Hummel’s 5th Sun Gardens hemp farm in Lanesboro were sent to a lab for tests and found to have THC levels above 3 percent. The…

Fargo Police Warn About Possible Tainted Marijuana in the Area

The marijuana has been sent to the State Crime Lab in Bismarck to be analyzed.

FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) – Fargo police are warning about a new illegal drug threat…possibly contaminated marijuana sold in Fargo that sent two people to Sanford Medical Center in Fargo this past weekend with serious reactions. One victim was reported to be in a coma. Another victim is cooperating with narcotic’s investigators as they track down the source of the drug….