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

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

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

Missouri’s Cannabis Science Connection

Missouri's Cannabis Science Connection

By: Cecil King Missouri's Cannabis Science Connection The Drug Enforcement Administration's (DEA) recent decision to take no action on rescheduling cannabis is considered a gross dereliction of duty by many cannabis activists in Missouri and across the U.S. Regardless of the DEA's stance that marijuana has no medical value, prohibition over the

Has Colorado’s $100 Million a Month Experiment Succeeded?

By: Cecil King    Has Colorado's $100 Million a Month Experiment Succeeded? Colorado's cannabis sales for the month of August surpassed the $100 million mark. The citizens' decision to take legislative control away from their elected representatives and vote overwhelmingly to pass legalized retail cannabis sales into law is paying off. Since the start

Missouri’s Future Cannabis Consumer

By: Cecil King      Missouri's Future Cannabis Consumer While the grand opening of the first retail cannabis dispensary in downtown Rolla, Kansas City, Columbia, St. Louis or any other city in Missouri isn't scheduled to happen anytime soon, it would be interesting to predict what types of cannabis customers would walk through

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