Florida Pushed Past Missouri with Hemp Bill

Florida Hemp Bill Passes Missouri

By: Cecil King Florida Pushed Past Missouri with Hemp Bill Missouri legislators have been one-upped again as another state has legalized hemp cultivation. Nineteen states have done what Missouri legislators have failed to do for the last three years running; allow Missouri to start an industrial hemp pilot program. Florida will now

Missouri Hemp Enthusiasts Celebrate Hemp Week Without Hemp

Margaret MacKenzie Hemp Farmer Colorado

By: Cecil King Missouri Hemp Enthusiasts Celebrate Hemp Week Without Hemp The Hemp Industries Association (HIA) and Vote Hemp launched the 8th annual, nationwide Hemp History Week, June 5-11, 2017. Missouri hemp and cannabis activists don't have much to celebrate during the 2017 Hemp History Week. The Missouri Senate failed to pass

Nevada’s Green Rush Leaves Missouri in the Dust

Nevada leaves Missouri in the Dust with an "Early Start" retail adult-use cannabis program.

By: Cecil King Nevada's Green Rush Leaves Missouri in the Dust Missouri cannabis activists will be watching from the sidelines again as another state scrambles to hire hundreds of cannabis industry workers and braces for tens of millions of retail cannabis sales to adults starting this summer. Nevada state officials couldn't wait

New Approach Missouri Announces Campaign Kickoff

New Approach Missouri Initiative Campaign Kick Off

By: Cecil King Photo: New Approach Missouri – (L to R) John Payne, Bonnie Boime and Blake Bell New Approach Missouri Announces Campaign Kickoff Missouri cannabis activists are rallying support for the new 2018 medical marijuana initiative. A statewide signature gathering campaign is now in full swing following kickoff events across the

Not for Kids Safety Campaign Sets Deadline

Not for kids safety campaign in Washington

By: Cecil King Not for Kids Safety Campaign Sets Deadline The state of Washington has once again proved that managing and regulating their cannabis industry is a collaborative affair where all cannabis industry stakeholders can contribute to the common good. The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) has finalized rules to

A Proposition To Control Cannabis

Proposition 64 Adult Use of Marijuana Act Poll Data

Photo: YesOn64.org   By: Cecil King A Proposition To Control Cannabis Missourians cannot participate in the fastest growing industry in the U.S., legal cannabis, for at least two more years because a medical marijuana initiative failed to make the Nov. 8, 2016 ballot. In California, expectations are running high that Proposition

Aha Moments for Illinois’ Medical Cannabis Program

Aldwin M. Anterola, Chief Scientific Officer of AHA cannabis testing lab spoke to a group of Missouri cannabist activists at the Greater St. Louis NORML. meeting.

Aldwin M. Anterola (R) Chief Scientific Officer of AHA is congratulated by Greater St. Louis NORML Board Member Blake Bell (L). By: Cecil King    Aha Moments for Illinois' Medical Cannabis Program    Missouri's next door state neighbor Illinois continues to fine tune its medical cannabis program while cannabis activists in

Canada Shows Missouri How To Be Smoke-Free And Thin

No public smoking for medical marijuana patients.

By: Cecil King Canada Shows Missouri How To Be Smoke-Free And Thin Scientific innovation continues to advance at breakneck speeds throughout the cannabis industry. While Missouri has not yet allowed its citizens to vote their preference for legal cannabis at the voting booth, other legal states are racing ahead developing state-of-the-art

Protecting Medical Marijuana Patient Information

Protecting medical cannabis patient information.

By: Cecil King Protecting Medical Marijuana Patient Information States that require medical cannabis patient registration and sales tracking to prevent diversion of product into the illegal market present many opportunities to compromise patients' privacy. Washington state's new Cannabis Patient Protection Act (SB 5052) protects medial cannabis patients' data with a Washington State

Setting the Timer on Missouri Cannabis

Setting the timer on Missouri Cannabis

By: Cecil King Setting the Timer on Missouri Cannabis Missourians can all agree more economic activity in the Show-Me State is good for every citizen. Putting people to work in a brand-new, home-grown state-wide industry would be even better. This November 2016, millions of voters in multiple states will decide what kind

Cannabis Opportunities Attract Missourians

Missourians look to Washington state for cannabis opportunities.

By: Cecil King Cannabis Opportunities Attract Missourians Missouri's hopeful cannabis entrepreneurs tired of waiting for the repeal of the Show-Me state's business-blocking prohibition of cannabis should take a close look at the state of Washington to start their new cannabis businesses. Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB), the regulatory office in

Missouri Cannabis Legalization Dead On Arrival?

Missouri cannabis businesses can thrive under rescheduling.

By: Cecil King         Missouri Cannabis Legalization Dead On Arrival? Any future legal cannabis sales in the state of Missouri, either medical or retail, would undoubtedly provide a tremendous economic stimulus as well as bring a technological and scientific renaissance of plant science research to the Show-Me State. Existing biotech and plant

Gold In Missouri? Not A Chance!

Prohibition Gold LLC, Potshotz product.

Images: Prohibition Gold, LLC          By: Cecil King          Gold In Missouri? Not A Chance! Prohibition breeds innovation. And that's the mindset behind the development of a new product announced by a Seattle-based company. Prohibition Gold, LLC, has developed a powdered form of cannabis that dissolves quickly and easily when added to

Cannabis Testing Labs: Missouri’s Achilles Heel Of Legalization

cannabis testing in Missouri

By: Cecil King      Cannabis Testing Labs: Missouri's Achilles Heel Of Legalization The day after Missouri citizens unlock the economic potential of legal marijuana with a successful victory vote, the hard work of implementing a brand-new cannabis law will begin. Alaskans have already “been there, done that.” Retail cannabis sales will start later

Missouri Bans Illinois Medical Marijuana Patients

HCI Alternatives in Collinsville, IL on opening day Jan. 25, 2016.

By: Cecil King          Missouri Bans Illinois Medical Marijuana Patients Traveling east across St. Louis' Popular Street Bridge and a few miles up the road to Collinsville, IL you'll find a shiny new, modern medical cannabis dispensary, HCI Alternatives. HCI Alternatives opened its doors at noon on a cold and blustery Monday, January