THE MINNESOTA BASHAW BLOG Opinion: The Last Place on Earth in Duluth Minnesota
The Last Place on Earth has been around since as long as I can remember. However, I don't remember it ever being in the news so much as it is right now.
The recent activity at the Last Place on Eart... Posted on 10/13/12 at 11:47 AM
A Fargo judge ruled last week that the state’s ban on synthetic marijuana and chemicals that mimic methamphetamines was bogus because the North Dakota Board of Pharmacy didn’t get the word out.
Cass County District Court Judge Wickham Corwin missed that call.
Fargo police will no longer arrest people for possessing synthetic marijuana after a judge dismissed two possession cases based on an “invalid rule” by the state board that banned the substance.
In an opinion filed Wednesday in Cass County District Court, Judge Wickham Corwin said the North Dakota Board of Pharmacy didn’t properly notify the public after it adopted an emergency rule Feb. 25 effectively banning synthetic marijuana.
By Mike Nowatzki, Forum Communications Co.
, September 10, 2010
North Dakota officials are looking to choke off sales of some legal products that mimic the effects of marijuana and methamphetamine.
Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem is asking the state Board of Pharmacy to add seven types of chemicals to the state’s list of controlled substances. If the chemicals are put on the list, they can’t be sold legally without a prescription.
When Americans were forced to line up at the gas pumps in the 1970s, manufacture of synthetic gas became one of the national strategies for energy independence. Construction began on a pilot project in 1981 that would turn North Dakota lignite coal into natural gas, and the Great Plains Synfuels Plant began producing gas in the summer of 1984.
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