Rick Steves Will Show ‘Em!

Rick Steves goes to Chicago

By: Barney the Intern Rick Steves Will Show 'Em! While Missouri's reefer-hating prohibitionists are contemplating their next fiendish tactic to arrest even more cannabis users in St. Louis and across Missouri, Illinois lawmakers will be listening to a hearing about how cannabis legalization for adults will grow Illinois’ economy this Tuesday,

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

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

A New Class of Cannabis Worker

By: Cecil King         A New Class of Cannabis Worker Beginning July 1, 2016 the state of Washington will allow a new class of legislatively mandated cannabis worker to report to work, thanks to the 2015 Cannabis Patient Protection Act (CPPA). Newly certified Medical Marijuana Consultants can begin their duties advising registered medical

Second Down and $8 Billion to Go

Washington State $8 Billion Cannabis Crop

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 Rocky Road for Edibles

By: Cecil King         The Rocky Road for Edibles Missouri visitors to Colorado's legal cannabis market will find their favorite edibles look a little different. Cannabis-infused food products for sale in Colorado have come under new packaging rules as of February 1, 2015. Colorado's Marijuana Enforcement Division (MED) gathered comments from industry leaders,

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

The Healing Power of the Brownie

By: Cecil King    The Healing Power of the Brownie Visitors strolling through the city streets of Missouri's popular tourist destinations such as Branson or Lake Ozark can sample a variety of treats like Ozark fudge, homemade chocolates, country-style brownies, creamy pralines, nostalgic penny candies and other delicious Missouri sweets. However, no Missouri candy

Get Certified for Cannabis

By: Cecil King      Get Certified for Cannabis Legendary Al Capone, the infamous rum-runner during the U.S. alcohol prohibition period of the 1920s and 1930s, probably wouldn't have bothered to earn an Alcohol Business Certificate to run his bootlegging business, even if it existed. That's too bad, because he might have been more