Montel Williams Busted For Pot Pipe At Airport


Jan. 5 2011, Published 9:05 a.m. ET

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Former talk show host Montel Williams was cited Tuesday for possession of drug paraphernalia in Wisconsin, has learned.

The Milwaukee County sheriff's office says the Transportation Security Administration found Williams had a pipe commonly used for marijuana as he passed through a security checkpoint at General Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee.

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Williams, 54, has said he uses marijuana to relieve chronic pain caused by multiple sclerosis that was diagnosed in 1999.

The sheriff's office says Williams paid the $484 citation and was allowed to continue his trip.

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Williams became an outspoken activist pushing for the nationwide legalization of medical marijuana after he was stopped for carrying drug paraphernalia at an airport in Detriot several years ago.



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