The Big M(marijuana) is Not the Letter of the Law

Good News on the Status of the Legal Attempt to Secure Answers about the North Fund

Prior to the voting on ballot initiative I-190, a campaign practices complaint was filed against the North Fund with the Commissioner of Political Practices of the State of Montana.

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Group that backed marijuana legalization ordered to reveal donors

HELENA - Montana's top political cop is ordering a national group that spent millions this year supporting the successful campaign for marijuana legalization in the state to provide more information about where that money came from. In a decision filed Monday, Commissioner of Political Practices Jeff Mangan ruled the North Fund should have filed as an independent political committee.

Cannabis Legislation in Key States: Montana Voters Approve Legalizing Marijuana for Recreational Use

In November 2020, Montana joined Arizona, New Jersey, and South Dakota in legalizing recreational cannabis use. Montana voters approved a pair of ballot initiatives on November 3, the Marijuana Legalization Initiative (" Montana I-190") and the Allow for a Legal Age for Marijuana Amendment (" Montana CI-118 "), both of which needed to pass for recreational use to become legal for adults 21 and older.

Montana Lawmakers Refuse Request to Fund Marijuana Program - Flathead Beacon

News & Features HELENA - Montana lawmakers have turned down the state Department of Revenue's request for $1.35 million to start a recreational marijuana program.

Nipped in the bud: Montana, other red states legalize marijuana, but will legislators repeal? ~ Missoula Current

(KHN) With his state reeling amid one of the worst COVID-19 outbreaks in the nation, the last thing South Dakota Speaker of the House Steven Haugaard wants to be dealing with during the upcoming legislative session is marijuana. But the state's voters haven't left the Republican much choice.