User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

Share your Photos, Videos, and Stories on uShare! Click here to get started.

News

[0] My Saved Articles
Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

Legal Pot In California Irrelevant In Minnesota Case

May 27, 2014, 12:02 PM

Legal Pot In California Irrelevant In Minnesota Case
MINNEAPOLIS, MN -

The state Court of Appeals has upheld the drug conviction for a man who claimed that since he can legally possess marijuana in California for medical purposes, Minnesota's law violates his rights.

Jeffrey Thiel was convicted of fifth-degree possession of a controlled substance after authorities found two jars of marijuana in his vehicle in 2011. He wanted the case dismissed, but the appeals court says his rights weren't violated.

Thiel also argued he should have been allowed to present a defense showing he can have the drug in California. But the appeals court says that evidence is irrelevant.

Thiel's attorney didn't immediately return a message seeking comment.

Minnesota recently passed legislation that bans smoking the drug, but allows certain patients to use it in oil or pill form.

Previous Story

Next Story


Sponsored
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View news

You may also like

Semis Crash When Both Don't Fit Under Overpass

2/23/2015 12:32 PM

A semi driver had to be taken to the hospital following a crash on Interstate 90.

Full Story
Two New Members Join The KELOLAND Family

2/23/2015 4:41 PM

The KELOLAND family grew by two over the weekend.

Full Story
3 Teens In Custody After Driving Stolen Vehicle

2/24/2015 11:04 AM

Early Tuesday morning, a Sioux Falls woman reported her 2001 Land Rover Discovery was stolen. A set of keys were left in the vehicle's center cons...

Full Story
1 Dead, Others Injured In 3-Car Crash Near Pierre

2/21/2015 10:17 AM

The three vehicles collided east of the capital city on Highways 14 and 83.

Full Story
Huron Woman Dies In 3-Car Crash Near Pierre

2/21/2015 5:02 PM

A three-vehicle crash left one woman dead and five people hurt Friday.

Full Story


Events