Medical Marijuana

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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Nearly 600 attend annual meeting of Farmers’ Electric Cooperative

Nearly 600 Farmers’ Electric Cooperative members attended the cooperative’s 81st Annual Meeting in Chillicothe this week. The member-owners elected Larry Muck of Meadville to serve a three-year term on the seven-person board of directors. He is from District 6, which is Linn County. Retired board member Ray Shields of Meadville received a framed resolution written […]

Team NCMC Wright Memorial Golf Tournament 2019

Wright Memorial Hospital Foundation Charity Golf Tournament raises over $5,000

The 15th Annual Wright Memorial Hospital Foundation Charity Golf Tournament has raised $5,000. Twenty-four teams participated in the tournament held Friday in perfect weather conditions at the Riverside Country Club in Trenton. Proceeds will help the Foundation make future equipment purchases and improvements at Wright Memorial Hospital in Trenton. The team representing North Central Missouri […]

Medical Marijuana

As many as 10 facilities could become licensed to test medical marijuana in Missouri

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) has determined that as many as 10 medical marijuana testing facilities could be licensed in Missouri. Article XIV of the Missouri Constitution calls for “at least two” testing facilities for the new program. Testing facilities will be licensed to acquire, test, certify and transport marijuana. DHSS also established ten advisory committees composed […]

Medical Marijuana Dispensary

Number of medical marijuana facilities to be licensed announced by DHSS

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services has determined the number of medical marijuana facilities that will soon become licensed in Missouri. The top-scoring 60 cultivation facilities, 192 dispensary facilities and 86 medical marijuana-infused manufacturing facilities will be initially licensed for business in Missouri. “We appreciate and continue to seek the public’s input on […]

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Smithfield Foods & RAE launch joint venture to create renewable energy, wildlife habitat

Smithfield Foods, Inc. and Roeslein Alternative Energy (RAE) have formed a joint venture called Monarch Bioenergy to produce renewable natural gas (RNG) across Smithfield’s hog farms in Missouri. This partnership converts manure collected from Smithfield farms into RNG, while simultaneously delivering ecological services and developing wildlife habitat. Once complete, all Smithfield company-owned finishing farms in […]