Spotlight: Women in Cannabis

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The cannabis and hemp industries are rapidly evolving markets with immense potential. As more businesses enter the space, it’s important to highlight the leaders making waves in these industries.  This blog post will introduce you to some of the most influential women working within the cannabis and hemp industries today. We’ll discuss their backgrounds, how […]

How Cannabis Can Help Alleviate PTSD Symptoms

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PTSD or Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is a mental health condition that develops in individuals who experience or witness traumatizing events, such as military combat, physical or sexual abuse, accidents, or natural disasters. PTSD can manifest itself in different ways, including flashbacks, nightmares and avoidance behaviors. It can lead to depression, anxiety, substance abuse, and suicide. […]

Can I Be Fired for Using Marijuana in Missouri?

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With changing cannabis laws across the country, many individuals who use the plant for medical purposes find themselves asking “can my employer fire me for having a medical marijuana card?” New legislation in Missouri offers some protections for medical cannabis users, here’s what you need to know about your rights. Legal protections for marijuana users States […]

Taxes: Medical vs. recreational marijuana

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So what’s the difference in taxes between medical and recreational marijuana? Across the country, cannabis is becoming legal, but there still may be some benefits for having a medical card. Let’s break it down. Which states tax marijuana? First off, let’s talk taxes. What do we pay normally, and what how does it change when […]

Missouri Cannabis Freedom Act moves forward

Missouri Cannabis Freedom Act

Rep. Ron Hicks (R) is sponsoring the Missouri “Cannabis Freedom Act,” which advanced out of the House Public Safety Committee on a narrow vote late last month and has now been approved by the Rules – Legislative Oversight Committee in a 6-4 vote, according to Marijuana Moment.  Under Missouri’s constitution, residents who have cancer, epilepsy, glaucoma, […]

Cannabis jobs on the rise in Missouri

Missouri medical cannabis jobs rose in 2021

Good news for the medical marijuana industry in Missouri. In its first full year of operation, Missouri’s cannabis industry accounted for almost one out of every 10 new jobs statewide. These 2021 statistics are from Missouri Medical Cannabis Trade Association.  MoCannTrade (The Missouri Medical Cannabis Trade Association) is an association of business owners, health care […]

What to expect in 2022

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The world of cannabis is changing rapidly and marijuana is entering the conversation in nearly every corner of the United States – especially in politics. Louisiana Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Gary Chambers released a new campaign ad that focuses on the harms of criminalization and the financial expense of prosecuting individual use. To put it bluntly, […]

How to get a medical marijuana card in Missouri

In 2018, Missourians voted to approve the legal sale of medicinal cannabis. In order to purchase legal weed at a dispensary, Missouri residents must present a medical marijuana license. Click here to apply for a medical marijuana license: How to get a medical marijuana license in Missouri In 2018, Missourians voted to approve the legal […]