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Montel Williams cited for pot pipe at airport

Former TV talk show host Montel Williams is seen here during an appearance on the Oprah Winfrey Show.

January 4, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
Former talk show host Montel Williams has been cited for possession of drug paraphernalia at a Milwaukee airport.According to the Sheriff's office there, when Williams passed through security, the TSA found a pipe commonly used for marijuana.

He was cited, paid the almost $500 citation and released to continue his travel.

Williams has said he uses marijuana to relieve the chronic pain caused by his multiple sclerosis.

He's been a medical marijuana activist for years.

So far, he has not commented on this case.