The cannabis world is on fire lately, with unprecedented support from all kinds of unexpected places.
A Montana judge permanently has banned enforcement of key provisions of the state’s medical marijuana law.
U.S. Attorney Mike Cotter is on a quest to lock up pot growers -- despite his state's medical marijuana law
Medical marijuana grower Chris Williams was sentenced Friday to a mandatory five years on a federal gun charge, and time served on a marijuana charge.
Advocates travel 3,300 miles to support Williams, protest federal attacks on medical Marijuana
A Helena district judge for a second time has issued a preliminary injunction to block parts of Montana’s more restrictive 2011 medical marijuana law from being enforced.
Chris Williams, a medical marijuana grower from Montana, faces at least five years in federal prison after being caught up in a March 2011 federal raid on 26 dispensaries throughout the state.
Code of the West is a revealing look at the battle for medical marijuana in Montana. The rural red state threw open its doors to medical marijuana for a few years before slamming them shut again in 2011. Caught in middle were patients and growers, some of whom got eighty years in federal prison for growing pot.
Chris Williams is sitting in a private federal prison on the Montana prairie these days awaiting sentencing. If the federal government has its way, he won't be a free man again for three-quarters of a century, an effective life sentence for a middle-aged man like Williams.
We are now only five days away from Election Day, and it's starting to look very much like at least one state will vote to legalize marijuana, possibly two, and, if the gods are really smiling down, three. It's also looking like there will soon be at least one more medical marijuana state, and like California will finally reform its three strikes sentencing law.