Yesterday, Rep. Mary Franson (R-Alexandria) and Rep. Phyllis Kahn (DFL-Minneapolis) teamed up to introduce a bill that would develop and regulate industrial hemp production in Minnesota.As it stands now, hemp -- marijuana's big, non-psychoactive sister -- is banned by the U.S. Drug Enforcement ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- Adam Budge, 18, charged with murder following friend's synthetic drug overdose-- House approves synthetic drug crackdown amid concern about prison overcrowdingJim Carlson, owner of Duluth's Last Place on Earth, has made millions of dollars selling synthetic drugs -- in fact, he estimated ... More >>
For the second consecutive session, a bill cracking down on synthetic drugs is advancing through the Minnesota legislature. Wednesday, the Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee approved a bill that would reclassify selling synthetic drugs as a felony and expedite the process by which Minne ... More >>
Whitcomb got near the maximum sentence for his crime.Scott Whitcomb, a former police officer and employee with the Drug Enforcement Agency, has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for the production of child pornography. Whitcomb, 48, was arrested in December after he was caught by police in an ... More >>
The head shops' lawyer says he'll fight the decision.A Hennepin County judge denied a motion to delay the ban on synthetic drugs today, meaning the Minnesota law will go into effect Friday as planned.
The motion was filed by a collective of head shops that have been diligently fighting to k ... More >>
Is Minnesota's ban on synthetic pot unconstitutional? The war on synthetic drugs is far from over.
A lawyer representing several head shops filed a lawsuit today against the state of Minnesota, alleging that a statewide ban on synthetic pot is unconstitutional and not supported by scientific ... More >>
Synthetic marijuana, now even more like regular marijuana: it's illegal.Governor Mark Dayton this week signed legislation that bans a variety of synthetic recreational drugs.
Synthetic marijuana compounds? Now listed as Schedule-I drugs. Bath salts? The same. Designer psychedelics 2C-E and 2 ... More >>