Petitions Filed to Allow Medical Marijuana Use in MissouriThe two petitions would ask voters whether to amend the state constitution to allow physicians to recommend the drug to patients with certain illnesses, such as cancer, epilepsy and post-traumatic stress disorder.
Some Illinois Children Will Qualify for Medical MarijuanaIllinois children with epilepsy and other seizure disorders will be able to use medical marijuana products under a new law in the New Year.
Mo. Senator Fights for Hemp Oil Bill for Severe Epilepsy PatientsMo. Sen. Eric Schmitt pushes for a hemp oil bill that potentially could help severe epilepsy patients, including his son.
Missouri Lawmakers Pass Cannabis Extract BillThe vote came after Sen. Eric Schmitt gave an impassioned speech about his son, who has epilepsy.
Missouri House Passes Cannabis Extract LegislationThe bill would allow use of a cannabis extract by people whose epilepsy is not relieved by other types of treatments.
Nixon Signs Mo. Special-Needs Scholarships BillThe measure requires the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to seek grants and donations to be used for the scholarships.

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