Montana legislators in the state House have rejected a bill requiring warning labels on medical marijuana. House Bill 389, sponsored by Rep. Pat Noonan (D-Ramsay), fell by only one vote, 50-49.
A Montana medical marijuana dispensary collected more than a ton of food by offering their members a free joint if they donated canned goods.
Ah, the great “marijuana/cannabis” controversy. Some activists get quite worked up about it, but any pejorative baggage surrounding the term “marijuana” is, at this point, really nothing more than an increasingly irrelevant historical footnote from the distant past.
Montana’s new Speaker of the House, Republican Mike Milburn, wants to repeal the state’s medical marijuana law. Milburn, who claimed the law is allowing cannabis to become too available, is sponsoring a bill what would repeal it, despite the fact that an overwhelming 62 percent of Montanans voted for the law in 2004.
The New Mexico Department of Health on Friday announced changes to its medical marijuana regulations, one of which will add to the supply of legally grown marijuana by increasing the number of plants licensed producers can grow from 95 to 150.