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Marijuana and a gavel together for many legal concepts on the drug.
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June 05, 2019 - 12:08 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Columbia man who is a lobbyist for drug reform policies and has donated more than $25,000 to Missouri political campaigns is among nine people indicted in an alleged marijuana distribution scheme. Eapen Thampy, 35, was indicted by a grand jury Thursday on felony charges...
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medical marijuana
June 03, 2019 - 4:04 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Applications for medical marijuana identification cards will soon be available in Missouri. The state health department will post application forms Tuesday. Voters in November overwhelmingly approved a state constitutional amendment legalizing marijuana and marijuana-...
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Marijuana and a gavel together for many legal concepts on the drug.
© Matthew Benoit | Dreamstime.com
May 31, 2019 - 4:11 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois is likely to become the 11th state to allow small amounts of marijuana for recreational use after the Democratic-controlled House on Friday sent a legalization plan to Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker, who campaigned on the issue. Those 21 and older would be able to...
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marijuana plants
May 29, 2019 - 4:25 pm
By MICHAEL HILL and JOHN O'CONNOR/Associated Press SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois lawmakers working to legalize recreational marijuana have hit a potential snag that other states have wrestled with: whether to allow people to grow a few pot plants for personal use. The 10 states that have...
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marijuana bong
Alex Degman
May 08, 2019 - 8:35 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — Some advocates in Illinois are trying to stop recreational marijuana from becoming legal. Several groups visited the Illinois State Capitol to oppose the legalization of recreational marijuana. RELATED: Illinois lawmakers look to other states for model for marijuana legalization...
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marijuana legalization
May 06, 2019 - 9:17 pm
ILLINOIS (KMOX) — Illinois lawmakers are crafting recreational marijuana legislation with lessons learned from other states firmly in mind. RELATED: Illinois governor announces plan to legalize marijuana State Rep. Kelly Cassidy said they were often warned not to focus on simply creating a cash cow...
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hemp field
April 30, 2019 - 2:31 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP/KMOX) — There’s a new crop in town. Growers wanting to cash in on industrial hemp production for the first time in 80 years have the go-ahead. Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Tuesday announced that online production applications are available for $100. After approval, one- to three-year...
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cbd oil in dropper
Fred Bodimer
April 17, 2019 - 8:31 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — It's called marijuana's less taboo cousin and it's showing up in a lot of products these days. CBD or cannabidiol is a compound derived from hemp and marijuana that doesn't cause a high. The ingredient is showing up in a variety of products including CBD-infused creams, oils,...
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police lights
April 16, 2019 - 5:54 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (KMOX) — Don’t be surprised if you see more law enforcement on the roads this weekend — they’re keeping a lookout for those potentially driving under the influence of marijuana. The Missouri Department of Transportation issued a release Monday about its first “420 drugged-...
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