The red tape holding up an actual, legal, medical marijuana transaction in Illinois should not count against people who need the drug, according to a bill in the General Assembly.
Missouri lawmakers passed a $26 billion budget plan on Thursday for the next fiscal year that would increase basic aid for K-12 public schools while holding spending for social services stagnant.
A bill approved in the Missouri House would allow video captured through body cameras to remain private despite filing a Sunshine Law request.
Missouri would regulate and license the growing of industrial hemp as a raw material for manufacturing under a measure supporters say is an economic development measure.
Gov. Jay Nixon signed bills Friday aimed at boosting Missouri’s dairy and $12.5 billion-a-year agriculture industries.
A fired employee would have to prove discrimination was a motivating factor instead of a contributing factor in wrongful termination.
The bill would allow a government database to monitor the prescribing and dispensing of narcotic-type drugs.
The GOP-sponsored measure would set up a system for some Missouri residents with specific illnesses and a doctor’s approval to obtain and use marijuana legally in the state.
The Missouri legislative session recently heard bills dealing with major Ferguson related issues, but no action was taken.
The Missouri House has advanced a bill that would allow sales of beer growlers in grocery and convenience stores.