It took more than a decade interspersed with multiple ballot initiatives and courtroom debates to set Montana’s policy for regulating medical marijuana. State lawmakers are now seeking to avoid those past pitfalls as they face the challenge of regulating the state’s fledgling recreational marijuana industry.
Pepper Petersen rattles off marijuana strains in a Helena medical dispensary.
“Lime Haze. Gelato Zkittlez Cake. And of course, Mendolicious, it’s very popular."