Activists Moving Missouri Medical Cannabis Initiative Forward

New Approach Missouri cannabis activists move medical cannabis petition forward for 2018 ballot.

By: Cecil King Activists Moving Missouri Medical Cannabis Initiative Forward New Approach Missouri's (NAM) medical marijuana initiative is gaining momentum. Following a series of sequential kickoff events across the Show-Me State during the last week of January 2017 and into February, NAM organizers successfully established a statewide network of trained activist

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

Thousands Of Missourians In Need Of Medical Cannabis

Missouri Patient Project

By: Cecil King Thousands Of Missourians In Need Of Medical Cannabis Missourians who flocked to voting booths throughout the state on November 8 didn't have the opportunity to vote for a medical cannabis initiative in the Show-Me state. New Approach Missouri (NAM), the political action campaign that launched the state's only medical

NORML KC Cannabis Decriminalization Initiative Submitted

Jamie Kacz submits signatures to city hall.

Photo: NORMLKC.org By: Cecil King NORML KC Cannabis Decriminalization Initiative Submitted The NORML KC chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) has succeeded in gathering more than the required number of registered voter signatures to submit a Kansas City, Missouri cannabis decriminalization initiative for ballot consideration. Standing in

Arkansas’ Prohibitionists Supremely Defeated

Arkansas Supreme Court Building

By: Cecil King    Arkansas' Prohibitionists Supremely Defeated    Missouri's next door neighbor Arkansas will have at least one, maybe two, activist initiatives for legalizing cannabis for medical use on the ballot this November. The Arkansas Supreme Court ruled on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016, Arkansas citizens will have the right

Prosecutors Challenged By Epidiolex Trial

GW Pharmaceuticals' cannabis growing facility.

Photo credit: GW Pharmaceuticals By: Cecil King    Prosecutors Challenged By Epidiolex Trial Twelve Missouri prosecutors think “marijuana is a destructive drug, with no proven benefits (medical or otherwise).” However, British biotech company GW Pharmaceuticals has found marijuana has many medical benefits. On Sept. 28, 2016 GW Pharmaceuticals (GW) announced positive results on its

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

Turning Missouri Green

Turning Missouri green by changing prohibitionist attitudes.

By: Cecil King Turning Missouri Green Missouri cannabis activists and hopeful cannabis business entrepreneurs will win half the battle when legal cannabis becomes law. The remaining battle will not only involve working with Missouri lawmakers to fine tune and perfect the rules and regulations to allow the new industry to start, but

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

Legal Medical Cannabis States Forge Ahead of Missouri

Patients Lives Matter, legalize medical marijuana

By: Cecil King      Legal Medical Cannabis States Forge Ahead of Missouri At the beginning of July 2016, the status of growing medical marijuana in Missouri is still prohibited. Missourians remain blocked from using the cannabis plant's medicinal properties to fight cancer, glaucoma, chronic pain, epilepsy, and a host of other

Missouri’s Underground Cannabis Economy

By: Cecil King | Soapbox      Missouri's Underground Cannabis Economy How would you like to start a business with unlimited earnings potential? Do you strive in high stress, high reward situations? Do you want to start a business where your earnings are completely tax-free? Where you don't need a business license? Where

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

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