Missouri Marijuana Campaign Hires Top Political Consultant

Fundraising is key.

MISSOURI: A campaign committee in support of medical marijuana in Missouri has hired a prominent political consultant and started raising money for the cause, signs that a medical pot proposal might have a serious chance of making it on the 2016 ballot. Jack Cardetti, who worked on successful campaigns for Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon and Secretary Read the full article…

Gov. Jay Nixon Commutes Sentence For Man Serving Life For Marijuana Crimes

Jeff Mizanskey walked out of a Missouri prison a free man on Tuesday, after spending two decades behind bars for marijuana related charges.

MISSOURI:  A Missouri man sentenced to life without parole for marijuana-related offenses is eligible for parole Friday after Gov. Jay Nixon commuted his sentence. Nixon’s action means 62-year-old Jeff Mizanskey will be eligible for parole immediately. Mizanskey has served more than two decades in prison after being sentenced and convicted as a persistent drug offender Read the full article…

Missouri CBD Law Highlights Gray Area Of Federal Law Enforcement

Professional extractors in legal states say DIY home-producers are a “black eye” on an industry that is both inherently medical but also wildly popular and lucrative.

MISSOURI:  Writing rules to implement Missouri’s new law allowing a cannabis-based epilepsy treatment would, if normal procedures are followed, take until at least Dec. 31. Actually growing the plants to maturity and extracting the sought-after resins will add six months or more to the wait, whenever the rules are in effect. The goal of the Read the full article…