Category Archives: Missouri

Missouri Family Sues After Being Denied a License To Grow Medical Cannabis

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A judge on Thursday denied a request for a temporary restraining order against the state that was sought by a southwestern Missouri family who was denied a license to grow medical marijuana. Paul Callicoat and his family sued the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services after their application for […]

Missouri Has More Medical Marijuana Patients Than Expected

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Interest in medical marijuana use has far outpaced expectations only five months into Missouri’s new program. Missouri issued close to 22,000 medical marijuana cards since July 4, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. Researchers with the University of Missouri’s Economic and Policy Analysis Research Center previously estimated that the state wouldn’t reach […]

Missouri Wants To Ban Medical Marijuana Businesses From Paying Taxes With Cash

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri’s health department wants to ban medical marijuana businesses from paying taxes in cash, a move that industry advocates say could shut out small businesses from the field. Missouri voters in 2018 made medical marijuana legal but sales are still prohibited under federal law. Financial institutions, particularly national banks, shy away […]

Missouri Medical Marijuana Trade Group Urges Officials To Regulate Vaping

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A medical marijuana trade group wants Missouri health officials to issue strict vaping regulations as the number of people in the United States suffering from vaping-related lung illnesses continues to rise. In a letter Monday, Andrew Mullins, executive director of the Missouri Medical Cannabis Trade Association, asked Dr. Randall Williams, director […]