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March 29, 2019 - 12:00 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — St. Louis residents will have the opportunity to weigh in on the state’s medicinal marijuana policies at a public forum Friday evening. Missouri State Rep. Alan Green (D-Florissant) will lead the event as The Department of Health and Human Services begins to draft parameters for...
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In this Feb. 19, 2019 photo, a group of retired seniors from Laguna Woods Village form a line outside Bud and Bloom cannabis dispensary to attend a presentation organized by cannabis product vendors in Santa Ana, Calif. More Americans in their 70s and 80s are adding marijuana use to their roster of senior activities. Recent studies show that people 65 and over are the fastest-growing segment of cannabis users. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
March 25, 2019 - 12:29 am
LAGUNA WOODS, Calif. (AP) — The group of white-haired folks — some pushing walkers, others using canes — arrive right on time at the gates of Laguna Woods Village, an upscale retirement community in the picturesque hills that frame this Southern California suburb a few miles from Disneyland. There...
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March 14, 2019 - 11:52 am
JEFFERSON CITY (KMOX) — Specific marijuana-related misdemeanors may be soon expunged from some Missourians records under new legislation . The Missouri House of Representatives gave initial approval to HB341 Wednesday. If signed into law, Missouri residents who apply for medical marijuana cards...
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Tom Franklin
February 08, 2019 - 12:13 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KMOX) — The debate over the legalization of recreational marijuana has officially begun in the state of Illinois. Rep. Carol Ammons (D-Urbana) introduced a bill ( HB0902 ) in late January to allow licensed businesses to grow and sell pot, while also allowing residents to grow up...
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Michael Calhoun
January 31, 2019 - 8:46 am
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KMOX) — A new program begins in Illinois Thursday that allows patients to trade their painkiller prescription for a trip to the marijuana dispensary. The goal is to save lives by preventing people from becoming addicted to opioids. Christine Karhliker (car-licker) is community...
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Marijuana and a gavel together for many legal concepts on the drug.
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November 29, 2018 - 1:37 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri voters have approved medical marijuana, but it remains unclear whether thousands of welfare recipients will lose benefits if they opt for it. The Missouri Department of Social Services told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that the question remains under review, and...
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Michael Calhoun
November 12, 2018 - 6:55 am
Medical marijuana is coming to Missouri, but it's already been in Illinois for three years. So, what can the 'Show Me State' expect based on that? Chris Stone is CEO of HCI Alternatives, with locations in Collinsville and Springfield. He feels Missouri can learn a lot. "I would definitely tell the...
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Brett Blume
November 08, 2018 - 7:35 am
Now the application process begins for all involved
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November 06, 2018 - 10:46 pm
Missouri becomes the 31st state to approve medical marijuana.
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October 19, 2018 - 4:33 pm
There's a lot of money at stake with the three medical marijuana ballot measures facing Missouri voters next month.
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