War Veteran Non-Profit Hosts Inaugural Medical Cannabis Conference Days Before Missourians Vote on Medical Cannabis Ballot

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Nation’s Cannabis Experts Address Consumers, Healthcare Providers & Emerging Trade at October 27 & 28 St. Charles-based Forum MISSOURI: The inaugural Missouri Medical Cannabis Conference will be held Saturday & Sunday, October 27 and October 28, and will provide voters, potential patients, caretakers, varied healthcare providers and those interested in the associated business and trade of Read the full article…

Big U.S. Banks Seek New Clarity On Risks Of Marijuana-Linked Accounts

state lawmakers this year are poised to pass a law clarifying that public benefit cards can't be used at dispensary ATMs.

MISSOURI: Major banks are getting increasingly wary of some transactions with smaller banks that have begun to allow marijuana businesses to open accounts. Officials at the bigger institutions say they fear being in breach of anti-money laundering laws and are pressing federal authorities to make it clear what is legitimate and what is illegal. The problem arises because Read the full article…

Few Fines, Convictions Under St. Louis Marijuana Ordinance

Only one person who pleaded guilty to a possession charge has been convicted and fined for possessing pot under the new ordinance.

MISSOURI:  Since last summer, 127 people have been charged under a new city ordinance reducing penalties for those caught with small amounts of marijuana. Only one person who pleaded guilty to a possession charge has been convicted and fined for possessing pot under the new ordinance. Most of the cases have yet to reach a Read the full article…

Missouri police officer gets approval to moonlight as Show-Me Cannabis lobbyist

MISSOURI:  St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson has reversed course and will allow a veteran officer to moonlight as a lobbyist for a pro-marijuana organization. Dotson wrote to police Sgt. Gary Wiegert on Tuesday saying his request for “secondary employment” will be allowed.

Missouri police officer gets approval to moonlight as Show-Me Cannabis lobbyist

MISSOURI:  St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson has reversed course and will allow a veteran officer to moonlight as a lobbyist for a pro-marijuana organization. Dotson wrote to police Sgt. Gary Wiegert on Tuesday saying his request for “secondary employment” will be allowed.