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Associated Press
September 10, 2019 - 3:36 pm
One measure the Springfield council will consider is altering the zoning code to allow cultivation and sales within city limits.
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Fred Bodimer
August 30, 2019 - 11:37 am
A recent study found marijuana use is up among pregnant women — especially during the first trimester.
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Brian Kelly
August 12, 2019 - 9:21 am
O'FALLON, Ill. (KMOX) — While some Illinois cities will warmly welcome cannibas stores when recreational pot becomes legal next year, others are not so sure. One of those in that second category is the city of O'Fallon, where tonight Aldermen will continue discussing whether they will prohibit pot...
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Brad Choat
July 22, 2019 - 8:53 am
COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (KMOX) — It's being called " Missouri's Largest Cannabis Expo "... but you'll have to go to Illinois to experience it. The two-day event is Tuesday and Wednesday at the Gateway Center in Collinsville. The event is geared toward budding entrepreneurs. RELATED: Missouri medical...
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March 21, 2019 - 2:57 pm
SHAWANO COUNTY, Wis. (KMOX) - A Wisconsin woman is accused of making St. Patrick's Day a little extra green by handing out pot cookies in the Town of Wescott. Cathleen Krause, dressed in a green hat and leather coat, handed out her wares from a gallon sized bag, says a witness who turned the treat...
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February 20, 2019 - 10:19 am
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Big Brothers Big Sisters is hoping that some good can come from the cellophane-wrapped marijuana brick that was dropped in a Springfield donation bin. The Springfield News-Leader reports that responding officers estimated that the pot had a street value of $3,000. Big...
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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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January 22, 2019 - 9:06 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Several advocacy groups are urging Illinois lawmakers not to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, arguing it would, among other things, make roads more hazardous. The Chicago Crime Commission, Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police and Drug Free America Foundation say...
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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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September 17, 2018 - 12:41 pm
Would you drink pot-infused Coke?
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