Man pleads guilty after residents fed marijuana brownies

TYNDALL, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota man has pleaded guilty to a felony drug charge after his mother unknowingly served his marijuana-laced brownies to a group of residents at the Tabor Community Center. Forty-six-year-old Michael Koranda appeared at the Bon Homme County Courthouse Tuesday where he waived his preliminary hearing and entered the plea. As part of a plea…

Minnesota Reports 2 More Vaping Related Deaths

Minnesota has 73 people with confirmed or probable cases of lung illness due to vaping.

MINNEAPOLIS–Minnesota health officials are reporting the state’s second and third deaths due to lung illnesses caused by vaping. The Department of Health said Wednesday both deaths involved people over age 50 who died in September after complicated hospitalizations. One had vaped several products including THC, the compound that gives marijuana its high. The other patient had vaped unknown products in…

Possible Cluster of Vaping-Related Illness Reported in North Dakota

The NDDoH has received seven confirmed, five probable and three suspected reports of vaping-related illness.

BISMARCK, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health has confirmed three cases of vaping-related illness in northeast North Dakota in the last week, indicating a potential cluster. The NDDoH has received seven confirmed, five probable and three suspected reports of vaping-related illness. Similar to nationwide trends, most, but not all confirmed or probable cases in North Dakota reported using THC products….

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…

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…

12-Year-Old Joins Lawsuit Against Attorney General Sessions Over Medicinal Marijuana

She says having a drop of THC twice a day has kept her seizure-free for nearly three years

  NATIONAL — A Colorado 12-year-old is taking U.S. Attorney General, Jeff Sessions, to court over the legalization of medical marijuana on a national scale. “I have intractable epilepsy so I have seizures that traditional medications wouldn’t really help,” said Alexis Bortell. “I would like to be able to visit my grandparents without risking being taken to a foster home.”…