Medical CBD Program Will Bring Missouri Millions

CBD cannabis plants are a secret market growing to $2.1 billion by 2020.

By: Cecil King Medical CBD Will Bring Missouri Millions The US domestic cannabidiol (CBD) market is “a secret emerging market” poised to grow into a $2.1 billion market by 2020, says Sean Murphy, publisher of the Hemp Business Journal. Murphy's Hemp Business Journal CBD Report details how the CBD market in the

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

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

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

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

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

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

Jamaican and Moroccan Fishermen Have Tips For Missouri Anglers

Night fishing Jamaicans have tips for Missouri Anglers

By: Cecil King Jamaican and Moroccan Fishermen Have Tips For Missouri Anglers Missouri anglers who like to fish at night could benefit from a few tips from Jamaican and Moroccan fishermen. It's been known for some time, documented by scientific reports, Jamaican fishermen have much improved night vision after ingestion of a

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

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

Missouri Medical Marijuana Initiative Fails Certification

I signed the petition lapel labels.

By: Cecil King Missouri Medical Marijuana Initiative Fails Certification Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander announced August 9, 2016 the medical marijuana initiative failed to make the November 2016 ballot. The constitutional amendment to legalize marijuana for medical purposes, version 6, 2016-135, failed to obtain enough valid signatures in one of six

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

Biosecurity for Missouri Medical Marijuana Growers

Biosecurity in the grow room

By: Cecil King    Biosecurity for Missouri Medical Marijuana Growers When legal medical marijuana becomes law in Missouri, newly licensed commercial cannabis growers might be asking themselves a simple, but profound business question. How do I grow the highest quality cannabis crop as fast as possible? Missouri's new medical cannabis patients will be waiting.