Idaho police say medical pot must stay in Montana


ST. ANTHONY, Idaho — Idaho law enforcement officials statewide have a simple message for medical marijuana users with valid permits from neighboring states: Don't expect any legal leniency if caught with the drug in the Gem State.

Idaho is not a medical marijuana state, but is bordered by states like Washington, Oregon and Montana with medical marijuana laws on the books. Idaho also does not recognize the legal rights those states give to patients to buy and possess small amounts for health reasons.

While arrests of out-of-state medical marijuana clients is rare, police in eastern Idaho...

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