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Two former NBA players collaborate to launch St. Louis cannabusiness

https://www.blackenterprise.com/former-nba-players-al-harrington-and-larry-hughes-launch-new-cannabis-business-in-st-louis/
November 24, 2020

Larry Hughes, the man who played for eight different teams during his 14-year stint as a National Basketball Association (NBA) player, has teamed up with another fellow former NBA player to shoot hoops...

Missouri’s newly-launched medical cannabis market could yield $650 million annually

Missouri's newly-launched medical cannabis market could yield $650 million annually
November 2, 2020

Missouri recently became the 34th U.S. state to launch a medical cannabis market. Since Missouri's medical cannabis program began serving patients, analysts have been bursting with optimism about the financial...

DHSS director says Missouri cannabis dispensaries will launch for business mid-summer

DHSS director says Missouri cannabis dispensaries will launch for business mid-summer
May 11, 2020

The year 2020 was predicted to be a successful one in regards to Missouri's newly-launched medical cannabis industry. However, the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has left dispensary owners on tenterhooks...

Missouri cannabis advocates are focusing on recreational legislation

https://www.thepitchkc.com/qa-on-amendment-two-with-new-approach-missouri-spokesman/
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...

Interest in medical cannabis use surpasses Missouri estimates

https://patch.com/missouri/stlouis/calendar/event/20190911/634823/missouri-cannabis-card-certifications
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...

Missouri will not deprive cannabis consumers of welfare benefits

https://patch.com/missouri/stlouis/calendar/event/20190911/634823/missouri-cannabis-card-certifications
Based on the terms of the amended policy, some individuals who are accepted for welfare benefits may still be asked to attend a drug screening. However, they will be able to waiver the screening, should they so desire.
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...

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
Americans for Safe Access claims that almost a third of medical cannabis patients in Missouri paid in excess of $500 on a monthly basis for pharmaceutical-grade weed treatments
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...

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

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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...

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