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Missouri: Over 370,000 Signatures Submitted for Medical Marijuana Legalization Initiative

Earlier today New Approach Missouri submitted over 372,000 signatures for their initiative to legalize medical marijuana, well more than the 168,000 required to place the measure on the November general election ballot. In a press release sent out today by New Approach Missouri (NAM), they stated that they are “virtually certain to have well in …

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Missouri Committee Votes to Legalize Medical Marijuana

A key legislative committee in Missouri’s House of Representatives has approved a bill to legalize medical marijuana. The State House Committee on Legislative Oversight voted 7 to 4 today to pass House Bill 1554, reports Eapen Thampy, a medical marijuana lobbyist. The proposed law, filed by Representative James Neely, would expand “the definition of investigational drug, biological …

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Enough Signatures Collected in Missouri to Put Medical Marijuana Legalization to a Public Vote

Advocates of a Missouri initiative to legalize medical marijuana have collected enough signatures to put the measure on the November general election ballot. “This Sunday, our petition drive to place medical cannabis on the November ballot surpassed 200k total signatures”, says New Approach Missouri. This surpasses the 160,000 signatures required to put the measure to a vote. However, …

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Signatures Submitted to Place Medical Cannabis Legalization Initiative on Missouri Ballot

New Approach Missouri has submitted roughly 260,000 signatures on their initiative to legalize medical cannabis, well more than the 167,000 needed to place the measure on this November’s general election ballot. Under the proposed law, the medical use of cannabis would be legal for those with a variety of conditions – such as cancer, epilepsy, …

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Bill to Legalize Medical Cannabis Approved Unanimously by Missouri House Committee

Missouri’s House Select Committee on General Laws has unanimously approved a bill to legalize cannabis for medical purposes. The measure has already been passed by the House Committee on Emerging Issues, and now heads towards a full House vote. If approved into law, House Bill 800 would legalize the possession and use of up to …

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Medical Cannabis Legalization Bill Approved by Missouri House Committee

The Missouri House Committee on Emerging Issues has overwhelmingly approved House Bill 800, a proposal to legalize medical cannabis, including safe access points. If approved into law, the measure would legalize the possession and use of up to 30 grams of cannabis for those with debilitating conditions such as HIV/AIDS and cancer. The proposal would …

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