Montel Williams cited for drug paraphernalia
January 4th, 2011
08:24 PM ET

Montel Williams cited for drug paraphernalia

The Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office in Wisconsin has confirmed that former talk show host Montel Williams was issued a citation for possession of drug paraphernalia at General Mitchell International Airport on Tuesday.

Williams was caught by TSA with a pipe commonly used for marijuana while going through a security checkpoint, a sheriff's spokesperson said.  He paid the citation of $484 and was released to resume his travel plans.

Williams suffers from multiple sclerosis and is a prominent advocate for legalizing marijuana for medicinal purposes.

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  1. pete zerrea

    I smoked weed too to kll the pain...the pain of a crappy upbringing and then I got clean

    January 5, 2011 at 4:06 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Bob

    It's funny and sad to read the comments from the people who say that marijuana should be legalized because it means they smoke it.

    January 5, 2011 at 5:43 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Bob

    The only ones who think marijuana should be legalized are stoners.

    January 5, 2011 at 5:48 pm | Report abuse |
    • Duncan20903

      Wow, you mean that 46.5% of Californians enjoy cannabis? Wow, that's almost 12 million adults, and SAMHSA reports less than 20 million people nationwide enjoyed cannabis in the past 30 days use.

      January 6, 2011 at 12:15 pm | Report abuse |
  4. hanypanky

    Travel the world, make water pipes and reg. pipes from al. cans, montel duh? $480 get a 14 k gold pipe wear it around neck as charm

    January 5, 2011 at 8:31 pm | Report abuse |
  5. ya

    i like weed too montel.

    January 5, 2011 at 11:42 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Ray Williams

    Oops. There goes his lucrative commercial contract for "Snuggies".

    January 6, 2011 at 3:56 am | Report abuse |
  7. Duncan20903


    January 6, 2011 at 12:12 pm | Report abuse |
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    What the hell? Just for one pipe he had to pay that amount of money.. Hell no..

    How to cultivate weed

    January 12, 2011 at 1:14 am | Report abuse |
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    January 12, 2011 at 1:27 am | Report abuse |
  10. Shaun Pettigrew

    Give me a break, The guy suffers from a debilitating Disease that Marijuana Helps with. I understand the law is the Law. Here in Australia my Aunty who has MS cannot even get Medical Marijuana, Such Nanny Laws, Marijuana is mis interpreted as a hard drug but i dont see someone coming home from a hard day at work smoking some weed gonna go on a crime spree?

    January 12, 2011 at 1:52 am | Report abuse |
  11. Brain Doc

    Marijuana is essential to brain health.

    God bless.

    January 12, 2011 at 3:05 pm | Report abuse |
  12. LilacRain

    Marijuana is way better for you than synthetic government made pills.

    January 20, 2011 at 7:54 pm | Report abuse |
  13. zack

    Maybe one day we will open our eyes! Until you step in his shoes you have no right to judge.

    January 24, 2011 at 8:17 pm | Report abuse |
  14. Happy Guy

    The war on drugs has nothing to with drugs. The war is being waged on HEMP. $$$$$

    check out

    Open your eyes and ears, think about the direction the USA has been going for close to a century. $$$$$
    In a nutshell, big $$$$$ trumps right(s), at least in this ridiculous version of the USA. $$$$$
    If you follow the $$$$$, you find the reason hemp and MJ are illegal.

    I am a devoted pot smoker for 30 years..... and further, I will continue to my last breath.

    A pothead

    March 13, 2011 at 11:24 am | Report abuse |
  15. Edward Procil

    Just came across a new social networking web site for medical cannabis. Looks great –

    October 16, 2011 at 6:11 pm | Report abuse |
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