John Lewis
WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 25: U.S. Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) listens during a news conference September 25, 2017 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Reps Lewis was joined by Demetrius Nash, who took a walk from Chicago to Washington, to discuss gun violence. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Fred Bodimer
January 07, 2020 - 3:28 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — Reports of local kids swallowing dangerous rare earth magnets are on the rise. On this week's Health Matters Presented by SSM Health, we talk about that with Julie Weber, director of the Missouri Poison Center at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital. In light of...
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Marijuana grow operation
LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 06: David Burr demonstrates removing leaves on marijuana plants to allow more light for growth at Essence Vegas' 54,000-square-foot marijuana cultivation facility on July 6, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. On July 1, Nevada joined seven other states allowing recreational marijuana use and became the first of four states that voted to legalize recreational sales in November's election to allow dispensaries to sell cannabis for recreational use to anyone over 21. Since July 1, sales of cannabis products in the state have generated more than USD 1 million in tax revenue. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
Elise Rich
December 27, 2019 - 4:24 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (KMOX) — People who applied to be some of the first Medical Marijuana cultivators in Missouri found out this week if they were approved or denied. Over 550 applicants applied and 60 were approved by the Missouri Department of Health and Human Services. The 60 facilities being...
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Associated Press
November 07, 2019 - 7:10 pm
HILTON HEAD, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina man who went to McDonald's for a sweet tea says he received a little extra herbal substance on the side. The Island Packet reports Parrish Brown went to a McDonald's on Hilton Head Island and asked for a sweet tea with light ice and extra lemon. Brown now...
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cbd oil in dropper
Fred Bodimer
October 28, 2019 - 5:05 pm
(KMOX) — A word of warning to women of childbearing years — be wary of Cannabis-based oils during pregnancy. A recent study found 30% of women in California have a positive attitude toward the use of CBD for the treatment of nausea, pain or anxiety during pregnancy or labor. Related: What you need...
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FILE - In this May 8, 2019, file photo, a Yolo! brand CBD oil vape cartridge sits alongside a vape pen on a biohazard bag on a table at a park in Ninety Six, S.C. More than 50 people around Salt Lake City had been poisoned by the time the outbreak ended early last year, most by a vape called Yolo!, the acronym for "you only live once." (AP Photo/Allen G. Breed, File)
Associated Press
October 21, 2019 - 9:17 am
CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) — Some of the people rushing to emergency rooms thought the CBD vape they inhaled would help like a gentle medicine. Others puffed it for fun. What the vapors delivered instead was a jolt of synthetic marijuana, and with it an intense high of hallucinations and even seizures...
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vape pen and smoke
Caitlin Lally
October 09, 2019 - 1:48 pm
(KMOX) — Following the deaths of more than a dozen individuals from vaping-related illnesses, a recent Mayo Clinic study finds that lung injuries from vaping are most likely caused by chemical fumes. While it has been suspected that the build-up of fat cells such as mineral oils was a possible...
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marijuana dispensary
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Alex Degman
October 02, 2019 - 5:13 pm
The applications can be submitted starting Tuesday, Dec. 10, and are due by Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020.
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Associated Press
September 30, 2019 - 2:26 pm
Neither the tax officials nor the state’s attorney general has been willing to release the attorney general’s legal opinion on the question.
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