Medical Marijuana

Audio: Missourians with state approval will get to grow medical marijuana for their own use

A medical marijuana advocate says patients who get state approval can legally grow their own marijuana. But Columbia attorney and medical marijuana supporter Dan Viets says transporting the seeds to Missouri is illegal.     Viets says there’s a lot of interest from pain patients.     Legal medical marijuana sales will probably start early […]

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Missouri’s Department of Health and Senior Services records over 2000 facility applications

Missouri’s Department of Health and Senior Services recorded 2,163 medical marijuana facility applications as of August 19, 2019. Numbers of applications received by facility type are as follows: Cultivation facility applications – 554 Dispensary facility applications – 1,163 Manufacturing facility applications – 415 Testing facility applications – 17 Transportation facility applications – 14 Additional information […]

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Missouri’s medical marijuana facility application window closes, over 2,100 applications submitted

The medical marijuana facility application period closed at 4:30 p.m. on Monday and Missouri’s Department of Health and Senior Services received approximately 2,100 applications by the extended deadline. The application system received over 1,200 applications in the last three days, including over 800 applications in the last 24 hours. Applications are from those hoping to […]

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DHSS extends deadline for medical marijuana facility applications

Missouri’s Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) began accepting medical marijuana facility applications on Aug. 3 and will now accept applications until 4:30 p.m. CST on Monday, August 19. Initially, the deadline was set outside of normal business hours at 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 17. DHSS has learned during the first several days […]

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Audio: Facilities have until August 17, 2019 to apply for medical marijuana licenses

Facilities can apply for licenses to dispense, grow or test medical marijuana until the end of the day August 17th. DHSS plans to license 60 cultivation facilities, 192 dispensaries, 86 infused product makers and 10 test labs beginning December. 31st.  Jack Cardetti of the new state medical cannabis trade association – Mo-Cann – says he […]

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Audio: Over 4,000 medical marijuana cards issued in first month of the program

Missourians have been applying to get medical marijuana – in the thousands. By Tuesday afternoon, July 30, 2019, the state health department confirms that 4,546 patients and caregivers have been approved out of 4,806 applications received so far. The new state law says a doctor can approve patients from a list of illnesses and side […]

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Audio: Most medical marijuana applicants in KC area will be denied in first year

Most applicants wanting to sell medical marijuana in the Kansas City area likely won’t be granted licenses the first year.     Former GOP state lawmaker Lyndall Fraker of Marshfield is Missouri’s medical marijuana program director. He told the Kansas City Star that 73 people have pre-filed applications to sell cannabis in the city’s metro […]

Newtown-Harris School Website

Newtown-Harris Board of Education tackles multiple agenda items at Thursday meeting

The Newtown-Harris R-3 Board of Education approved several employee positions Thursday evening. Rachael Spence was approved as the 2019-2020 district drug testing coordinator. Superintendent Lucas McKinnis will be the Title 9 district compliance coordinator. Part-time positions were also approved, including substitute bus drivers, custodians, and kitchen and teaching positions. The board approved a dairy bid […]

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Online application process to open early for qualifying medical marijuana patients and caregivers

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services Section for Medical Marijuana Regulation is pleased to announce that systems are in place to begin accepting applications for patient and caregivers on June 28, six days ahead of the July 4 deadline set by Article XIV of the Constitution. Patients and caregivers must visit medicalmarijuana.mo.gov to […]

City of Trenton Website

Trenton City Council adopts ordinances pertaining to medical marijuana

A series of ordinances pertaining to medical marijuana were approved Monday night by the Trenton City Council. They are based on state regulations stemming from the voter-approved Amendment Two in last November’s election. In part, the ordinances allow for the location of manufacturing facilities, cultivation facilities, and dispensaries within the city of Trenton. One ordinance […]

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Trenton City Council agenda includes medical marijuana and budget amendments

The Trenton City Council will consider multiple ordinances regarding amending current and enacting new sections of city code regarding marijuana at its next meeting. The council will meet at the Trenton City Hall on Monday night, June 10, 2019, at 7 o’clock. Ordinances that would amend city code regard exemptions, gross receipts, possession of marijuana […]

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Audio: Veterans needing medical marijuana have to take an extra step to get it

Applications are now available to potential medical marijuana patients, who must be OK’d by a doctor. State program director Lyndall Fraker reports one of the approved conditions is PTSD, but VA doctors cannot certify the patient for it because medical marijuana is NOT federally legal.     Medical Marijuana Applications are online on the Missouri […]