The measure had the support of the law enforcement and the St. Louis prosecutor’s office.
The bill, sponsored by Sen. Jolie Justus, D-Jackson County, lessens the penalties assigned to non-violent criminals.
23-year-old Kyle Garvey is charged in Madison County with possession of marijuana with intent to deliver it.
Two former CIA employees whose Kansas home was fruitlessly searched for marijuana during a two-state drug sweep claim they were illegally targeted, possibly because they had bought indoor growing supplies to raise vegetables.
Adelyn and Robert Harte whose Kansas City home was unsuccessfully searched claim they were targeted, because they bought growing supplies.
A new survey commissioned by a pro-Marijuana group claims a majority of Missourians favor legalization.
A St. Louis police sergeant has filed legal action against the department, claiming its refusal to allow him to work a secondary job as a lobbyist for a pro-marijuana group violates his right to free speech.
Calling it a “waste of time and resources,” a St. Louis police officer signs up to lobby state lawmakers to reduce penalties for marijuana possession.
ST. LOUIS–(KMOX)–Several members of the board of aldermen admit to their own marijuana past, as they finalize the language on a bill softening the penalty for pot. By a vote of 16 to 8 the […]
People caught with small amounts of marijuana in Columbia usually only face a small fine and now a trio of Democratic state lawmakers want to make that the case for the entire state.