Marijuana not part of North Dakota’s corporate farming ban

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s Great Depression-era law banning corporate farming won’t preclude horticulture operations from growing medical marijuana, provided it’s not done on agricultural land, the state’s attorney general has determined. The state health department sought clarification from Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem on how the program voters approved…

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North Carolina mom admits she put marijuana blunt in 1-year-old child’s mouth

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A search warrant says a North Carolina mother confessed to letting her 1-year-old child smoke pot in a social media video that went viral. This undated provided by the Wake County, N.C, Detention Center, shows Brianna Ashanti Lofton, who is accused of allowing her baby to…

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North Dakota now accepting applications to grow medical marijuana

Published: Mar 16, 2018, 2:46 pm • Updated: Mar 16, 2018, 2:46 pm By Blake Nicholson, Associated Press BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota’s Health Department on Friday began accepting applications from potential manufacturers of medical marijuana, though it’s still unclear whether growers will need to comply with the state’s anti-corporate…

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North Dakota officials gather public input on medical marijuana

Published: Dec 11, 2017, 8:58 am • Updated: Dec 11, 2017, 8:58 am By The Associated Press WILLISTON, N.D. — North Dakota health officials will begin gathering public input Monday about proposed medical marijuana rules as the state prepares to launch its program. Health officials plan to hear from prospective…

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Marijuana odor from cultivation center continues to seep into north Boulder

Published: Nov 26, 2017, 1:19 pm • Updated: Nov 26, 2017, 8:59 pm By Alex Burness, Daily Camera The same area of north Boulder that one year ago was the site of some neighborhood frustration over marijuana odor is now host to a near repeat of that drama. A cultivation facility that,…

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North Dakota state employees will be discouraged from using medical marijuana

Published: Oct 10, 2017, 2:14 pm • Updated: Oct 10, 2017, 2:58 pm By The Associated Press BISMARCK, N.D. — Medical marijuana is on the minds of county leaders as they gather in Bismarck for their annual conference. Local government representatives gathered for their first session on Monday to discuss…

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Hemp producers in North Dakota holding back amid CBD controversy

Published: Jun 19, 2017, 6:04 pm • Updated: Jun 19, 2017, 6:04 pm By The Associated Press BISMARCK, N.D. — As North Dakota’s hemp industry grows, legal questions have kept producers from making one of the crop’s most desirable products. Bottles of cannabidiol were recently seized from in Watford City…

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“We’re about 80 percent happy”: North Dakota medical marijuana compromise hammered out

Published: Apr 13, 2017, 3:25 pm • Updated: Apr 13, 2017, 6:15 pm By James Macpherson, The Associated Press BISMARCK, N.D. — The Legislature on Thursday approved a set of rules to govern the use of medical marijuana in North Dakota, an uncomfortable compromise for many Republican lawmakers in the…

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North Dakota Debates Medical Marijuana Program Implementation

Medical marijuana has been officially legalized in North Dakota since the passage of Measure 5 (also called the North Dakota Compassion Care Act) last November. However, now the implementation and regulation is being debated and has been since early this year. After the election results, an 81-page bill called the North Dakota Compassion…

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North Dakota prepares to hear testimony on proposed medical marijuana regulations

Published: Mar 20, 2017, 3:35 pm • Updated: Mar 20, 2017, 4:45 pm By James Macpherson, The Associated Press The House Human Services Committee has reserved the state Capitol’s biggest room on Tuesday to hear testimony on new state rules overseeing marijuana as medicine. The so-called North Dakota Compassionate Care…

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