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Show-Me Cannabis Gearing Up for Nov. 2016 Election

Show-Me Cannabis will soon launch a major effort to collect at least 160,000 signatures statewide to place the legalization of pot on the November 2016 ballot.

11/17/2014

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Show-Me Cannabis Files Petition to Get Legalization of Marijuana on Ballot

With two more states and the District of Columbia voting to legalize marijuana Tuesday, those backing legalization in Missouri are ready to give it try.

11/06/2014

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Effort to Free Jeff Mizanskey from Life Sentence for Marijuana Takes Big Step

A group of Missourians have been asking Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon to grant clemency to a Missouri man serving life for marijuana possession. Now, they’re taking big steps to make sure he’s getting the message – two billboard-sized steps.

10/31/2014

A man wears a shirt that shows support of Ferguson, Missouri police officer Darren Wilson during a rally on August 23, 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri. Wilson shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown during an altercation on August 9. Brown's death sparked violent protests and looting in the St. Louis suburb.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

More Drug Cases Involving Ferguson Officer Dropped

Darren Wilson was unable to appear in court, so his arrest of Christopher Brooks was thrown out.

10/27/2014

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Iowa Police Apologize After Officer Tries to Search Vehicle Because ‘Everybody That Plays Frisbee Golf Smokes Weed’

An Iowa police chief has apologized after a video surfaced showing one of the city’s police officers attempting to search a motorist’s vehicle because “everybody that plays Frisbee golf smokes weed.”

10/10/2014

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Illinois Man Approved for Medical Marijuana Shares What Smoking Pot has Done for Him

He lobbied for its passage, now a northern Illinois man says he’s even more excited to have the first letter from state officials qualifying him to purchase medical marijuana.

10/03/2014

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Gov. Quinn: Illinois Should Consider Decriminalizing Marijuana Possession Statewide

Gov. Pat Quinn isn’t in favor of Illinois following in the footsteps of Washington and Colorado when it comes to marijuana.

09/26/2014

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350-Plus Apply for Illinois Marijuana Businesses

Nonrefundable fees collected by the state from the applicants topped $5 million.

09/25/2014

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Calls Renewed for Clemency for Man Serving Life for Marijuana Possession

Jeff Mizanskey was sentenced to life in prison without parole after his third felony marijuana conviction in 1993.

09/23/2014

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Illinois Medical Marijuana Applications Due Monday

Dozens of people who want to break into the medical marijuana business in Illinois lined up Monday to file their applications ahead of a 3 p.m. deadline.

09/22/2014

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