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  1. Ron Strider

    ND: Marijuana Legalization Could Be On 2018 Ballot

    By Jan. 1, 2019, recreational marijuana use could be fully legal in North Dakota. The North Dakota Marijuana Legalization and Automatic Expungement Initiative is a measure under consideration by residents. It calls for removing hashish, marijuana and tetrahydrocannabinol from the list of...
  2. Ron Strider

    ND: Grower Fired Up Over Hemp Despite U.S. Regulations

    When Neil Reiten grew hemp this year for the first time on his North Dakota farm, he knew the crop would get his neighbors talking. He also knew it would attract the attention of the U.S. government, specifically the FBI. Reiten and his employees were fingerprinted and put through...
  3. Ron Strider

    Hemp Getting Roots In North Dakota Despite Drought

    Some South Dakota farmers are watching closely as North Dakota brings in its second industrial hemp crop. It's a pilot program that South Dakota lawmakers have eyed in the past. There was even a bill to create a hemp pilot program that stalled in the statehouse last year. When the Ag...
  4. Ron Strider

    ND: Seven Companies Express Interest In Testing Medical Marijuana

    Seven companies with experience in other states have expressed interest in testing medical marijuana in North Dakota, which is setting up a system for the drug approved by voters last year. The response pleases state officials who were concerned about how much interest there would be among...
  5. Ron Strider

    North Dakota Left Off List Of States With Medical Marijuana

    A possible error in the Congressional spending bill left North Dakota off a list of states with legalized medical marijuana, raising questions about potential impacts for the state as it launches a new program. An amendment in the bill lists states that have legalized medical marijuana and...
  6. K

    South Dakota House Panel Passes Industrial Hemp Bill

    South Dakota residents who pass background checks and get a license from the state agriculture department would be allowed to cultivate industrial hemp under a measure a House panel approved Thursday. The Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee voted 9-2 to approve the plan, which now...
  7. K

    Lawmakers Seek To Lighten Marijuana Penalties In North Dakota

    A bill to decriminalize marijuana is under discussion in the North Dakota legislature. Republican State Representative Rick Becker of Bismarck introduced the bill to help cut state spending. Bill 1340 is not set up to fully legalize marijuana. Instead, this would make penalties for...
  8. Dan Ultra

    North Dakota: Medical Marijuana Law Overview and State Fines/Penalties - 1/01/2017

    North Dakota: Medical Marijuana Law Overview and State Fines/Penalties - 1/01/2017 North Dakota Medical Marijuana Law Measure 5 (2016) The North Dakota Medical Marijuana Legalization creates a comprehensive medical cannabis program for the patients of the state. The program creates...
  9. K

    Early Grades For Growing Hemp In North Dakota Look Promising

    Bismarck, N.D. – The North Dakota Department of Agriculture say early results for growing hemp look promising and the agency is seeking producers for the second year of planting. The 70 acres planted this year were part of a pilot research project to determine whether the crop could be...
  10. K

    North Dakota Passing Medical Pot Even A Surprise To Backers

    Bismarck, N.D. - They had tearfully but unsuccessfully pleaded to North Dakota lawmakers about how medical marijuana would help their critically ill children or ease their chronic pain. When they took their case to the deeply conservative and religious state's voters, they found victory - a...
  11. K

    North Dakota Passing Medical Pot Even A Surprise To Backers

    Bismarck, N.D. - They had tearfully but unsuccessfully pleaded to North Dakota lawmakers about how medical marijuana would help their critically ill children or ease their chronic pain. When they took their case to the deeply conservative and religious state's voters, they found victory - a...
  12. K

    North Dakota Voters Give Green Light To Medical Marijuana

    Fargo - More than half the states in the United States of America have legalized some form of medical marijuana. North Dakota is one of them. Voters decided to pass Initiated Statutory Measure 5, or the North Dakota Medical Marijuana Legalization Initiative, on Tuesday. The measure...
  13. K

    North Dakota Voters Give Green Light To Medical Marijuana

    Fargo - More than half the states in the United States of America have legalized some form of medical marijuana. North Dakota is one of them. Voters decided to pass Initiated Statutory Measure 5, or the North Dakota Medical Marijuana Legalization Initiative, on Tuesday. The measure...
  14. K

    ND: Medical Marijuana Supporters Make Last-Minute Plea To Voters

    Fargo, N.D. - A group sponsoring an initiated measure to legalize medical marijuana in North Dakota is making a last-minute advertising push, thanks to a surprise donation from a national organization. North Dakota Compassionate Care spokeswoman Anita Morgan says the group quickly organized...
  15. K

    ND: Medical Marijuana Supporters Make Last-Minute Plea To Voters

    Fargo, N.D. - A group sponsoring an initiated measure to legalize medical marijuana in North Dakota is making a last-minute advertising push, thanks to a surprise donation from a national organization. North Dakota Compassionate Care spokeswoman Anita Morgan says the group quickly organized...
  16. K

    ND: Medical Cannabis Is Another Health Tool

    I am writing in favor of the Nov. 8 initiated measure (5) for medical marijuana (cannabis), The North Dakota Compassionate Care Act. I have informed and educated myself on the history, current issues and facts. I have attended conferences, listened to leading experts in the medical and...
  17. K

    ND: Medical Cannabis Is Another Health Tool

    I am writing in favor of the Nov. 8 initiated measure (5) for medical marijuana (cannabis), The North Dakota Compassionate Care Act. I have informed and educated myself on the history, current issues and facts. I have attended conferences, listened to leading experts in the medical and...
  18. K

    North Dakota Medical Marijuana Advocates Jump One Hurdle, Hits Another

    Fargo, ND - Come November, North Dakota voters will decide a hot-button medical marijuana issue. Today, supporters earned enough signatures for a ballot measure. But on the same day the federal government announced it's still on the fence. That ballot measure would make it legal for North...
  19. K

    North Dakota Medical Marijuana Advocates Jump One Hurdle, Hits Another

    Fargo, ND - Come November, North Dakota voters will decide a hot-button medical marijuana issue. Today, supporters earned enough signatures for a ballot measure. But on the same day the federal government announced it's still on the fence. That ballot measure would make it legal for North...
  20. K

    North Dakota To Vote On Medical Marijuana

    Bismarck, N.D. - North Dakota voters will have the final say on a plan to allow medical marijuana. The Secretary of State has announced a constitutional amendment, the North Dakota Compassionate Care Act, will appear on the ballot November 8. The initiative petition easily met the state's...