State asks court to lift hold on medical pot law
HELENA (AP) — Montana prosecutors are asking the state Supreme Court to lift a district judge's block of portions of a new state law meant to restrict the sale of medical marijuana.
Judge James Reynolds in June issued an injunction that prevented key parts of the bill from becoming law, including a ban on marijuana providers from making a profit.
He also blocked a ban on medical marijuana advertising, unannounced searches of providers and investigations into doctors who recommend marijuana for more than 25 patients in a year.
The state is appealing the injunction to the state's highest...