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Clemency Requested for Man Serving Life Sentence on Marijuana Charges

Jeff Mizanskey is serving a life sentence for non-violent marijuana charges, and today his son will present a change.org petition to Gov. Jay Nixon requesting clemency.

04/28/2014

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Medical Marijuana Legal in Ill., But Not Yet Available

Medical marijuana is now legal in the state of Illinois, but it may not be until the end of the year that it’s available to the people.

04/25/2014

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Missouri House Passes Cannabis Extract Legislation

The bill would allow use of a cannabis extract by people whose epilepsy is not relieved by other types of treatments.

04/24/2014

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Illinois Tweaks Medical Marijuana Law

One big change is lowering the price for a medical marijuana card.

04/22/2014

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Group Calls for Pardon for Man Serving Life on Marijuana Charges

A petition on change.org calling for Gov. Nixon to pardon Jeff Mizanskey has nearly 367,000.

04/21/2014

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Missouri Lawmakers Ask Gov. Nixon for Harsher Sentences

Missouri lawmakers are asking Gov. Nixon for a bill that would create new classes of felonies and misdemeanors, reorganizing crimes to fit the new penalty structure.

04/21/2014

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Marijuana-Filled Cookies Discovered During Traffic Stop

Police found weed-tinged treats and about two pounds of marijuana in a car traveling from Colorado to Virginia.

04/17/2014

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Judge Says Legalizing Pot Fuels Juvenile Crime

A St. Louis Juvenile Judge is concerned about the direction that legalizing pot will take the nation.

04/14/2014

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Postal Office Seizing More Marijuana in the Mail

Nationwide arrests have increased 14 percent.

04/11/2014

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Legislation Would Lessen Penalties for Small-Time Marijuana Users

Small-time pot users—those who use less than two ounces and who face a judge for the first time—rarely go to jail, but a measure making its way through the Missouri Senate would ensure they don’t.

04/08/2014

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