Springfield city officials have agreed to settle a lawsuit by advocates who wanted to reduce penalties for possession of small amounts of pot.
The family gathered nearly 370,000 signatures on an online petition asking Gov. Jay Nixon to grant clemency to the man serving life without the possibility of parole for his third drug offense.
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.
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.
The bill would allow use of a cannabis extract by people whose epilepsy is not relieved by other types of treatments.
One big change is lowering the price for a medical marijuana card.
A petition on change.org calling for Gov. Nixon to pardon Jeff Mizanskey has nearly 367,000.
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.
Police found weed-tinged treats and about two pounds of marijuana in a car traveling from Colorado to Virginia.
A St. Louis Juvenile Judge is concerned about the direction that legalizing pot will take the nation.