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FRIDAY, JUNE 16, 2017

FRIDAY, DEC. 23, 2016

Poll: Council made right decision

In the Thursday poll, a supermajority of Hucks Nation said the Coeur d'Alene council made the right decision in allowing day care licenses to individuals who have person marijuana offenses dating back five years and more. Today's Poll: After Idaho's big win in the Potato Bowl, do you think the Vandal football team belongs in the top FBS division?

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MONDAY, NOV. 14, 2016

Speaking of pot... 

Idaho State Police have arrested a California man after finding 125 pounds of marijuana in a vehicle he was driving. The Idaho State Journal reported that troopers stopped the 37-year-old man’s Ford Explorer on Interstate 15 near Pocatello on Friday. During the stop, 125 pounds of marijuana were seized.

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Hoffman: Idaho must rethink cannabis 30 

Idaho lawmakers should revisit the state’s marijuana laws. Idaho is already surrounded by states that allow cannabis use in one form or other. Nevada voters agreed Tuesday to authorize the possession and sale of recreational marijuana, with the new law taking effect January 1.

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WEDNESDAY, NOV. 9, 2016

2 tokes nearer Idaho state line 18 

SR colleague Scott Maben put together this analysis re: the states with legalized pot that touch Idaho's borders: "Idaho is an island of abstinence on the legal weed frontier. The state shares 77 percent of its border with pot-friendly states, made even friendlier Tuesday with victories for looser marijuana laws in Nevada and Montana."

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TUESDAY, DEC. 29, 2015

MONDAY, APRIL 20, 2015

TUESDAY, MARCH 19, 2013

Idaho Resolution Opposes Pot Forever 

Update: Anti-pot resolution clears House/Eye on Boise “Marijuana is the most commonly used illicit drug in the United States,” Sen. Chuck Winder, R-Boise, told the House State Affairs Committee this morning, pitching his SCR 112, a Senate-passed resolution declaring that it’s the position of the...

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TUESDAY, OCT. 16, 2012

Pot Backers Target Conservatives 

It’s not all hippies backing November’s marijuana legalization votes in Colorado, Oregon and Washington. Appealing to Western individualism and a mistrust of federal government, activists have lined up some prominent conservatives, from one-time presidential hopefuls Tom Tancredo and Ron Paul to Republican-turned-Libertarian presidential candidate and...

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TUESDAY, OCT. 2, 2012

SR: Legalize Marijuana 17 

States have always been the laboratories of democracy, but few have tried to legalize marijuana so it can be regulated and taxed. That’s because Congress adopted a law more than five decades ago that treats pot the same as heroin. The prohibition of marijuana has...

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THURSDAY, FEB. 23, 2012

Poll: A Majority Has Smoked Pot 

Wednesday Poll: 103 of 192 respondents (53.65%) said they've smoked pot at some time in their lives. 78 of 192 respondents (40.63%) said they haven't. 11 of 192 respondents (5.73%) weren't sure. Today's Question: Are you satisfied with the performance of the Kootenai County commissioners...

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MONDAY, AUG. 22, 2011

In this photo provided by the Oregon State Police, a marijuana growing operation is shown in in Northeast Oregon on Friday, June 17, 2011. Oregon State Police said a raid in Wallowa County found more than 91,000 plants in a ravine with extensive terracing. Miles of plastic irrigation tubing was also found, along with weapons, food and supplies at campsites that could support growers for weeks.  ((AP photo/Oregon State Police))

Pullman ponders pot planting 

In this photo provided by the Oregon State Police, a marijuana growing operation is shown in in Northeast Oregon on Friday, June 17, 2011. PULLMAN – The Pullman City Council will discuss medical marijuana and the possible regulation of newly approved “community gardens” at its...

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FRIDAY, JULY 9, 2010

Weed Grows Among The Weeds 

A man probably wishes that he started weeding in his yard sooner. That's after he told police that he discovered a tray of some 28 marijuana seedlings in an overgrown portion of the backyard near his Moscow home. The Moscow-Pullman Daily News reported the seedlings...

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 21, 2010

Marijuana smokers gather at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, Tuesday, April 20, 2010. Marijuana legalization advocates lit up across the country during the annual observance of 4/20, the celebration-cum-mass civil disobedience derived from "420" - insider shorthand for cannabis consumption. (Marcio Sanchez / Associated Press)

High Noon: Portland 6th For Pot Use 10 

Marijuana smokers gather at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco on Tuesday. Marijuana legalization advocates lit up across the country during the annual observance of 4/20, the celebration-cum-mass civil disobedience derived from "420" - insider shorthand for cannabis consumption. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)In a ranking...

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Huckleberries Online

D.F. Oliveria started Huckleberries Online on Feb. 16, 2004. Oliveria's Sunday print Huckleberries is a past winner of the national Herb Caen Memorial Column contest.