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Missouri cannabis advocates are focusing on recreational legislation

Missouri cannabis advocates are focusing on recreational legislation

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 9, 2020

Residents could have the option to vote on Missouri's recreational cannabis proposal this November. The news comes two years after a medical cannabis initiative was approved by voters in the state.   Local organization NORML KC is pushing to "end cannabis prohibition in Missouri,” based on inform...

Interest in medical cannabis use surpasses Missouri estimates

Interest in medical cannabis use surpasses Missouri estimates

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

December 20, 2019

Data has revealed that more people are interested in Missouri’s medical cannabis program than analysts previously anticipated. As of July 4, 2019, almost 22,000 medical cannabis cards were issued among patients statewide; initially reported by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. A group of analysts and researchers at the U...

Missouri will not deprive cannabis consumers of welfare benefits

Missouri will not deprive cannabis consumers of welfare benefits

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 21, 2019

Following a months-long review by Governor Mike Parson’s Administration, Missourians who claim welfare money will still be entitled to obtain medical cannabis. A statement detailing the Administration's new ruling was submitted to the Post-Dispatch. It outlined how individuals enrolled in Missouri's Temp...

Mother of Missouri medical cannabis patient says cost is too high, launches charity

Mother of Missouri medical cannabis patient says cost is too high, launches charity

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

September 26, 2019

Advocates have long been fighting for the legalization of cannabis in Missouri. Finally, the plant was legalized in November , but the prospective cost could make it near impossible for many patients to afford their medicine. One of the many parents concerned about the cost of medical cannabis in Missour...

Here’s what’s next for Missouri now medical cannabis is legal

Here’s what’s next for Missouri now medical cannabis is legal

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

December 2, 2018

On Tuesday, November 6, 2018, medical cannabis legalization in Missouri was enacted through a vote from the public. The measure is titled “Amendment 2” and it passed with an impressive 61 percent of the vote. That works out as 826,777 people voting against medical cannabis in Missouri and 1,57...

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