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

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

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

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

DEA Says No To Cannabis Rescheduling

DEA Says No to Rescheduling Marijuana

By: Cecil King DEA Says No To Cannabis Rescheduling Cannabis activists in Missouri expressed disappointment August 11, 2016 when the Drug Enforcement Administration's (DEA) Acting Director, Chuck Rosenberg denied petitions to reschedule marijuana. Director Rosenberg cited the recommendations of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in his ruling. HHS has

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’s Non-Compete Cannabis Laws

Patented cannabis seeds.

By: Cecil King          Missouri's Non-Compete Cannabis Laws Growing legal medical cannabis in Missouri may come with some additional licensing costs in the future, if a Canadian-based biosciences company is successful. Veritas Pharma, Inc., a cannabis biotech company headquartered in Vancouver, B.C., intends to develop unique cannabis cultivars, or 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 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

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

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