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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….

Petition Drive To Make All Forms of Cannabis Legal Hits A Roadblock

Group Behind Effort To Change Constitution Withdraws Petition, Plans To Make Changes

BISMARCK, ND — An effort to change the North Dakota constitution to make the cannabis plant legal has been put on hold. The group submitted a proposed petition to Secretary of State Al Jaeger on Monday but Tuesday they withdrew it. Group chairman John Bailey, of Courtenay, says the petition will be resubmitted in about a week after some changes are…

ND Senate Approves Bill Decriminalizing Recreational Marijuana

The Senate and House will have a meeting for a final version of the bill before it goes to Gov. Doug Burgum

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota senators approve a bill which would decriminalize recreational marijuana. That means anyone who smokes marijuana or is found in possession of less than a half-ounce would only have to pay a $250 fine and could avoid prison time. The bill would also lower the penalty for anyone found with marijuana smoking devices to a $100 fine….

Names Released In Triple Fatal Crash And Arrest Near Tower City

A 16-year-old Driver Crossed The Center Line Late Friday Night

TOWER CITY, ND — North Dakota Highway Patrol has released the names of three people killed in a crash near Tower City late Friday Night. They are 40-year-old Matthew Wipf and 43-year-old Kathy Wipf both of Tower City and 46-year-old Dorothy Decker of Ipswich, South Dakota. They were in a vehicle hit head-on by a SUV driven by 16-year-old Sophia Weshnevski…

Two Montana Men Arrested With $4 Million Worth of Marijuana and THC

Men Were Stopped Saturday on I-94 Near Alexandria, Minnesota

DOUGLAS COUNTY, MN — A $4 million pot and THC bust near Alexandria. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says two Montana men face drug charges. They were stopped on I-94 by a state trooper on Saturday. A police dog detected the drugs and the trooper found 900 pounds of marijuana and THC concentrate in their camper. The drugs have a street…

Suspected Heroin Dealer In Fargo-Moorhead Is Arrested

Officers seized approximately 110 grams of heroin, with a street value of $22,000

MOORHEAD, MN — A suspected heroin distributor is behind bars following a two week investigation by Moorhead Police detectives and other narcotics agents. 24-year-old Myrone Bell of Moorhead was arrested after search warrants were carried out in homes in Moorhead and Fargo. Officers seized approximately 110 grams of heroin, with a street value of $22,000, 3 grams of marijuana, and $5,000…

Minnesota Debates Legalizing Recreational Marijuana

The bills were introduced in the Senate on Monday by Edina Democrat Melisa Franzen and in the House by Golden Valley Democrat Mike Freiberg.

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Lawmakers have unveiled legislation that would legalize recreational marijuana in Minnesota, hoping to start what they acknowledge is likely to be a long and contentious discussion. The bills were introduced in the Senate on Monday by Edina Democrat Melisa Franzen and in the House by Golden Valley Democrat Mike Freiberg. They said their proposal focuses on…