Debunked Within Minutes: Setting The Record Straight

Lewis Reed, President of board of aldermen

By: Cecil King Debunked Within Minutes: Setting The Record Straight Cannabis could be legal to possess and cultivate in the City of St. Louis with passage of Board Bill 180 (BB180). The proposed legislation aims to legalize cannabis possession for adults 21 and older up to 56 grams (2.0 ounces) and

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

Global Cannabis Research Steals Millions From Missouri

Missouri cannabis research investment

By: Cecil King Global Cannabis Research Steals Millions From Missouri The federal government’s continued prohibition of cannabis is allowing billions of dollars in research expenditures to flow into other countries with less restrictive laws making Missouri lose millions. The Czech Republic, Israel, Romania, Paraguay, Canada, and Colombia are among the countries who

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

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

Second Down and $8 Billion to Go

By: Cecil King     Second Down and $8 Billion to Go On July 1, 2016 the state of Washington will finish the last phase of integrating the state's existing medical cannabis program into the established retail cannabis program. New licensing edicts will transform the older system of medical cannabis dispensaries into medically endorsed

The Cannabis Industry is Hiring

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By: Cecil King    The Cannabis Industry is Hiring The market in the US for legal cannabis is growing exponentially. Sales grew in 2015 by 17% to $5.4 billion from an upwardly revised 2014 estimate of $4.7 billion according to industry watchers at The ArcView Group. The group recently published its fourth edition of

Missouri Loses Millions of Tourist Dollars

By: Cecil King          Missouri Loses Millions of Tourist Dollars Towering 630 vertical feet above the Mississippi River, St. Louis' Gateway Arch is the number one tourism destination in the state. Four million guests each year visit Missouri to see the world's highest catenary arch and the tallest monument in the western