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…

Huge Crowd Expected At Debate On Whether To Legalize Marijuana In Missouri

"We decided it was more important to do it right than to do it fast," Stephen Gutwillig, the Drug Policy Alliance's deputy executive director, said Tuesday. "We ultimately came quite close but just decided we didn't have enough of the pieces in place right now."

MISSOURI:  Wednesday night a huge crowd is expected to hear both sides of the passionate debate on whether to legalize marijuana in Missouri. The group trying to make pot legal is working hard to drum up support to change the law as early as next year. I will be the moderator Wednesday night, but Tuesday night I Read the full article…

Marijuana Legalization Advocates Speak To Packed House In Cape Girardeau

Franklin County State Representative Paul Curtman, a Republican, says the current marijuana laws are not necessary. He says there should be more focus on violent crimes.

MISSOURI: A group that advocates for the legalization of marijuana in Missouri spoke to about 100 people Monday in the Cape Girardeau Public Library. The audience was almost equally split between opponents and supporters of the idea. Representatives from Show Me Cannabis argued marijuana prohibition is a failed policy that does little to deter violent crime.