State regulators have licensed 192 retailers thus far, with the first of those opening for business on Saturday.
Jerry Mitchell was being bugged by some new kid in town to help him find a couple of joints. He turned the fellow down on a couple of occasions, but finally picked up 1/3 of an ounce of homegrown from a local source and sold it to the new kid for $5. It turned out the new kid in town was an undercover agent and Jerry was arrested, convicted and sentenced to 12 years in prison.
City council members in Kansas City, Missouri approved a municipal ordinance repealing all local penalties specific to activities involving the personal possession of marijuana.
NORML KC to kick off series of educational seminars to discuss the final rules for Amendment 2. Patients and caregivers will receive all the resources they need to be compliant with Missouri’s medical marijuana program. Each seminar is free and open to the public!
Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker recently announced that her office will stop prosecuting most marijuana possession cases. Earlier this year St. Louis City Prosecuting Attorney, Kim Gardner, took similar action on simple possession cases of up to 100 grams.
Voters this November have the opportunity to make Missouri the 32nd state to allow for the physician-recommended use of marijuana, and based on the latest polling data, they will likely do so. Therefore, the important question before voters is no longer if the Show-Me State should legalize medical cannabis access, but how Missouri will do so. Vote YES on 2.
After serving more than two decades in prison for possessing marijuana, Jeff Mizanskey, an honorably discharged veteran of the United States Air Force, is eligible to vote again! Now, with Amendment 2, the medical marijuana initiative endorsed by NORML appearing on Missouri’s statewide ballot this November, he’s urging supporters across the state to make sure they’re registered to vote. October 10th is the deadline so please make sure you register to vote today!