cannabis http://kbia.org en Missouri governor approves cannabis extract law http://kbia.org/post/missouri-governor-approves-cannabis-extract-law <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Missourians with epilepsy that cannot be effectively treated by conventional means will now be able to use a cannabis extract under legislation signed into law Monday by </span>Gov<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Jay Nixon.</span></p><p><span id="_oneup">The legislation was sponsored by St. Louis County Republican Eric Schmitt, a state senator whose 9-year-old son has the central nervous system disorder.</span></p> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 22:46:07 +0000 Associated Press 56140 at http://kbia.org Missouri governor approves cannabis extract law Missouri lawmakers pass cannabis extract bill http://kbia.org/post/missouri-lawmakers-pass-cannabis-extract-bill <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Missouri lawmakers have given final approval to a bill that would allow use of a cannabis extract by people whose epilepsy isn't relieved by other treatments.</p><p> Thu, 01 May 2014 21:15:28 +0000 Associated Press 52291 at http://kbia.org Missouri lawmakers pass cannabis extract bill Cannabis activists jailed while gathering signatures http://kbia.org/post/cannabis-activists-jailed-while-gathering-signatures-0 <p>A Missouri marijuana advocacy group is protesting the citation of two petitioners in St. Charles over the weekend.</p><p>By Joseph Leahy, KWMU.</p><p>Two volunteers for Show-Me Cannabis Regulation say they were detained by police shortly after midnight while collecting signatures.</p><p>&ldquo;I think they legitimately thought that that counted as soliciting,&quot; said John Payne, a spokesman for the group. &quot;But gathering signatures for a petition is very much protected by the First Amendment. That is pure political expression in a purely public area.&rdquo;</p> Fri, 20 Jan 2012 16:59:11 +0000 7375 at http://kbia.org Cannabis activists jailed while gathering signatures Missouri approves petitions to tax tobacco http://kbia.org/post/missouri-approves-petitions-tax-tobacco <p>Missouri&rsquo;s Secretary of State has now approved more than a dozen petitions related to the taxing of tobacco products.&nbsp; But a lot fewer are likely to end up in circulation. &nbsp;Of those remaining, the aims may be very different. &nbsp;</p><p>By Elana Gordon, KCUR.</p><p> Fri, 20 Jan 2012 16:54:15 +0000 7371 at http://kbia.org Missouri approves petitions to tax tobacco Newscast for January 20, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-january-20-2012 <p>Regional news from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p> Fri, 20 Jan 2012 16:25:42 +0000 Janet Saidi 7368 at http://kbia.org