missouri

  1. Ron Strider

    Munzlinger Says Missouri "Is Missing The Boat" On Industrial Hemp

    The Missouri Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman plans to file industrial hemp legislation again in 2018. State Sen. Brian Munzlinger, R-Williamstown, has said that Missouri "is missing the boat." Friday is December 1, which is the first day bills can be pre-filed for the 2018 Missouri...
  2. Ron Strider

    Moving Forward With 100% Legalization Of Cannabis In Missouri

    The Missouri Marijuana Legalization Movement is moving forward on numerous fronts to bring 100% Legalization of Cannabis to Missouri. With more than 70,000 members and growing daily, MMLM is a driving force in Missouri, and people are taking notice of their dedication. The revolutionary...
  3. Ron Strider

    MO: Eyeing Legal Medical Marijuana, Cannabis Conference Comes To Springfield

    Marijuana proponents in Missouri say the state is ready to legalize pot for medical purposes, but they weren't as eager to support a blanket legalization of the plant. And the Show-Me State can benefit from missing the hits taken by states like California and Colorado with more progressive...
  4. Ron Strider

    MO: Melissa Etheridge - Medical Cannabis And Me

    Because I am a musician, people often assume that I must indulge in the fast-paced life that often comes with playing on the road. But they would be wrong. Coming up in the business in the 1980's, I saw plenty of drugs, but it never really appealed to me. I'm not even much of a drinker. But...
  5. Ron Strider

    ND: Melissa Etheridge Detained At Canadian Border For Having Marijuana Oil On Bus

    Melissa Etheridge has become a passionate advocate for medical marijuana. The Kansas native used it when she had breast cancer and in recent days loaned her famous voice to the campaign to legalize it in Missouri. Recreational pot is legal in California, where she lives. But the reality that...
  6. Ron Strider

    MO: Big Names, Big Money Come Through To Help Medical Marijuana Initiative

    With less than six months to go, at least one proposal to legalize medicinal use of marijuana in Missouri appears to be in a strong position to get on statewide ballots next year. New Approach Missouri says it already has collected 100,000 signatures from registered voters, and expects to...
  7. Ron Strider

    MO: Email Blasting 'Marijuana Monopoly' Was A Fake, Former House Speaker Says

    Steve Tilley, the former Missouri House speaker, said Monday night he has no idea why anyone would send out an email attributed to his authorship blasting several people working to legalize marijuana in Missouri. "We are looking at every legal option that we have," Tilley told the RFT on...
  8. Ron Strider

    Hypothetically, What Would Happen If Missouri Legalized Marijuana

    To stave off prison time, Mark Shanklin of St. Louis must convince the Missouri Supreme Court that in 2014, Missouri voters approved a pro-farming constitutional amendment with the intent to legalize growing marijuana. Putting aside the question of whether Shanklin succeeds – the court is...
  9. Ron Strider

    Missouri's Munzlinger And Curtman To File Industrial Hemp Bill Again In 2018

    The Missouri Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman plans to file industrial hemp legislation again in 2018. State Sen. Brian Munzlinger, R-Williamstown, says Missouri is "missing the boat." "I was at the Southern Legislative Conference two weeks ago and Kentucky and South Carolina, they...
  10. Ron Strider

    Marijuana Isn't A Medical Treatment Or Moneymaker For Missouri, But That Could Change

    A small building nestled off Interstate 70 in Collinsville looks like typical doctor's office, until you get inside and look up close at the colorful artwork on the walls. They're portraits of marijuana plants. At this dispensary, about 12 miles east of the Missouri border, patients and the...
  11. Ron Strider

    Missouri Marijuana Legalization Initiative Ready For Immediate Signature Collection

    The Missouri Marijuana Legalization Movement (MMLM) has been working diligently to put together an initiative petition for 100 percent legalization of cannabis in Missouri. The Secretary of State has approved a petition for circulation that will put that question in front of the voters of...
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    Medical Marijuana Proposal Gets Skeptical Reception In Missouri House Committee

    Jefferson City - Mike Sharp's testimony in favor of legalizing medical marijuana silenced a House committee Wednesday. He spoke slowly, with pain in his voice, about how his 18-year-old nephew Dalton with severe autism beats his head against walls and bites himself on a daily basis. He...
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    Missouri Republican Legislator, Licensed Physician Files Medical Marijuana Bill

    The state legislature will be asked to allow terminally-ill Missourians to have access to medical marijuana. Rep. Jim Neely (R-Cameron), who is a licensed physician, says the drug would've helped his daughter, who died of cancer in 2015. "Maybe medical marijuana, we ought to be giving that to...
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    Marijuana Debate Continues In Missouri

    Kansas City, Missouri — Marijuana has been much-discussed of late in the State of Missouri, but there's still no assurances that the talk will lead to legislative action. Beginning in 2017, changes in the state's criminal laws took effect that eliminate the possibility of jail time on a first...
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    Here's What Missouri Marijuana Laws Could Look Like In 2017

    Right now, a strong push is being made to completely overhaul the existing Missouri marijuana laws. A vote for medical marijuana legalization in Missouri just missed being on the Nov. 8, 2016, ballot by roughly 2,000 signatures. And if medical marijuana is legalized in Missouri in 2017, it...
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    Missouri Lawmakers Push For More Comprehensive Medical Marijuana Law

    Missouri may be the next state to offer medical marijuana to suffering patients. Two senators recently filed separate medical marijuana measures to be considered when the 2017 legislative season starts, both of which propose a comprehensive legal marijuana program for more patients, reports...
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    Missouri May Consider Medical Marijuana After Recent Ballot Wins

    Voters across the country passed a drug policy milestone in November by approving medical marijuana in three new states, making the drug legal in most of the U.S. for medical purposes. Now, some patients are urging state legislators to give them access to the drug in Missouri. "Kids with...
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    Missouri Missed Out On Medical Marijuana In 2016 - Here's Why

    Notwithstanding the fascist buffoon elected to the White House, 2016 will be remembered as the year Americans flipped their country green. On November 8, voters in seven states slapped cannabis prohibition into the waste bin of history, pushing the total number of states with some form of legal...
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    Group Files To Collect Signatures For Recreational Marijuana In Missouri

    Jefferson City, Mo. - There's an organized effort to legalize recreational marijuana in Missouri. The Secretary of State's office has received an initiative petition to place the issue before voters. The Political Action Committee "Total Legalization" plans to start circulating a petition to...
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    From Seed To Shelf - Medical Marijuana Usage In Missouri

    Springfield, MO - Medical marijuana is now being grown and sold in Missouri — legally. Ashley Markum says her son Ayden has tried at least 10 traditional prescription drugs with no success. "One of them actually took away his ability to eat," Markum said. "It atrophied his muscles so much...