Idaho Prepares To Let 25 Children Use Marijuana Extract

IDAHO: Up to 25 Idaho children with persistent seizures will soon have access to an experimental drug derived from marijuana, but experts say far more children could benefit from the treatment. An April executive order from Gov. Butch Otter is allowing the very limited use of the non-psychoactive drug. Otter signed the order after vetoing Read the full article…

The States That Don’t Want To Legalize Marijuana

Public Service Announcement: 7 states are the party poopers of America. Missouri, Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, Wisconsin, New Mexico and Idaho are the only states—of those where residents were polled—that don’t support legalizing marijuana. The majority of people in 26 out of 38 states where people were asked about marijuana legalization since 2012 said they supported it, according to a report Read the full article…

Otter Vetoes Bill To Allow CBD Oil To Be Used To Treat Sick Idaho Kids

IDAHO:  Gov. Butch Otter has vetoed SB 1146a, the bill that would have allowed parents of Idaho children with an intractable form of epilepsy to treat their kids with cannabidiol, a non-psychotropic oil that’s an extract of cannabis and can halt the children’s repeated, extended and life-threatening seizures. The bill passed after lengthy and emotional Read the full article…

Idaho House Panel Kills Marijuana Extract Oil Bill

IDAHO:  An Idaho House panel has killed a proposal to legalize oil extracted from cannabis plants used to treat children with severe forms epilepsy. The bill failed to garner enough votes to advance on Monday. The quick vote came after the House State Affairs panel listened to nearly four hours of testimony, ranging from tearful Read the full article…

State Marijuana Law Hurts Idaho Police Recruitment

IDAHO:  Idaho police say Washington State‘s decision to legalize marijuana is hurting its law enforcement recruitment efforts.The Lewiston Police Department is finding a serious problem with the grass being greener on the other side“It has hampered our hiring efforts for sure,” said LPD Sergeant, Jeff Klone. “Just this past year we were looking for dispatchers Read the full article…

Lawsuit: Man Arrested, Searched For Marijuana Solely For Having Colorado License Plate

IDAHO: An Idaho state trooper arrested and fully searched a 70-year-old Washington man’s vehicle solely because he had a Colorado license plate – a state where marijuana is legal – a federal “license plate profiling” lawsuit alleges. Darien Roseen was driving along I-84 between his second home in Colorado and Washington state on Jan. 25 when Read the full article…

Legal Marijuana Touching The Idaho Border

IDAHO:  With the recent legalization of marijuana in neighboring states, the impact is being felt in Idaho. Drug Recognition Expert Sergeant Winas, explained that, “the biggest thing is somebody that goes to one of these where its(marijuana) is legal , they buy it, they smoke it or whatever and then they come back to our Read the full article…

Beware When Crossing State’s Borders After Marijuana Legalization

WASHINGTON: While government agencies in Washington, Colorado and in D.C. ponder the impact of legalizing marijuana, a patchwork of changes are likely already in motion in the bordering states where rules didn’t change. A recent trip to Idaho left me with little doubt of that.