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Wednesday, October 20, 2021

One Year In, Missouri Dispensaries Still Can't Advertise Sales or Discounts

Posted By on Wed, Oct 20, 2021 at 6:40 AM

Missouri marked its first-ever sale of legal cannabis one year ago this week, but amid the flourishing of new businesses and products, dispensaries are still banned by state regulation from advertising even the most basic promotions for offers like price cuts and daily deals. Jack Cardetti, a spokesman with...

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Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Missouri Cannabis Product Manufacturer CLOVR Introduces New Product Line

Posted By on Wed, Sep 22, 2021 at 6:11 AM

Missouri is about to get a little bit greener. A Kansas City cannabis product manufacturer, CLOVR, is partnering with California company Care by Design to bring medical marijuana tinctures, soft gels and topicals to Missouri dispensaries. The launch features ratioed CBD and THC products. The product’s ratios will be...

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Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Missouri Cannabis Industry Adds More Than 4,000 Jobs as Others Struggle to Hire

Posted By on Wed, Sep 8, 2021 at 7:12 AM

Even as employers all across the state and nation struggle through a labor shortage — particularly affecting the hospitality sector — Missouri's medical marijuana industry has added more than 4,000 new jobs in less than a year. According to a report this week from the Missouri Medical Cannabis Trade...

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Monday, August 30, 2021

Recreational Marijuana, Criminal Justice Reform Might Land On Missouri's 2022 Ballot

Posted By on Mon, Aug 30, 2021 at 1:41 PM

John Payne knows it’s time for Missouri to legalize recreational marijuana, but there’s something else he wants to go along with it: criminal justice reform. Payne serves as a campaign manager for Legal Missouri 2022, a statewide coalition of activists, cannabis patients, criminal justice reform advocates and entrepreneurs. The...

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Monday, August 23, 2021

O'Fallon Brewery, Swade Cannabis Team Up For Mohi, a Non-Alcoholic THC Beer

Posted By on Mon, Aug 23, 2021 at 6:15 AM

Fans of non-alcoholic beverages and non-flammable THC have great cause for celebration this week, as Swade Cannabis and O'Fallon Brewery have teamed up to launch a new cannabis-infused craft beer. The new brew, dubbed Mohi, will pair O'Fallon Brewery's beer-making prowess with Swade Cannabis' parent company BeLeaf to produce the stoney...

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Thursday, August 12, 2021

New Cannabis Vape from Proper Cannabis Lets You 'Ratio' Yourself

Posted By on Thu, Aug 12, 2021 at 6:16 AM

When Missouri's first cannabis dispensaries opened in October, marijuana patients had few options — mostly, it involved buying grams of actual cannabis flower, grinding up the nugs, and then rolling the odorific plant matter into joints or packing it into pipes. But this year, cannabis vapes have increasingly begun...

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Tuesday, August 3, 2021

St. Louis Cannabis Delivery Delivers You From Not Having Weed

Posted By on Tue, Aug 3, 2021 at 6:31 AM

From a dispensary to your front door — that's the promise of Doobie, St. Louis' only cannabis home delivery service, which on July 22 marked its first day of ferrying orders to medical marijuana patients in the metro area. While the service can feel at first like DoorDash for...

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Thursday, July 29, 2021

Opinion: Interesting Bongs Are Fun

Posted By on Thu, Jul 29, 2021 at 7:20 AM

Now that marijuana is legal for medical use in Missouri and entirely legal in many other states, you can enjoy your high in a plethora of ways, which seems preferable to the days when you had to know a guy who knew a guy whose brother sold the cheapest...

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Monday, July 19, 2021

Missouri's Ex-Cannabis Convicts Find Legalization Out of Reach

Posted By on Mon, Jul 19, 2021 at 6:29 AM

On July 1, more than ten years after he entered prison, Robert Franklin walked out of Missouri's Moberly Correctional Center to cheers from a crowd of family members and activists. They greeted him with balloons and handmade signs that read "Welcome Back Robert" and "No Longer Inmate #1019334." It...

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Thursday, July 15, 2021

Democrats Push for Federal Marijuana Legalization, Expungement

Posted By on Thu, Jul 15, 2021 at 1:55 PM

This story was first published in the Detroit Metro Times, a sister paper of the RFT. The U.S. Congress is closer than ever to legalizing weed — and the leader of the Democratic-majority Senate says he'll use all of his political power to make it happen. A day after...

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