Bill Grady
March 27, 2018 - 6:20 am
Earlier this month, the Missouri state senate approved a bill supporting industrial hemp. Now, US Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell says he will introduce legislation to legalize the production of industrial hemp. Once a major crop in the US, hemp has been grown on an experimental basis in a...
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February 07, 2018 - 4:03 pm
Jeff City, MO - Missouri lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow people with terminal conditions to use medical marijuana. Several veterans support the bill but say they'd like to expand it to include people with PTSD, related to military service. Opponents say the bill would put Missouri...
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Kansas House of Representatives
Marc LaVoie
January 09, 2018 - 7:03 am
Kansas State Rep. Steve Alford has apologized for racially-insensitive comments he made during a public meeting Saturday. “I sincerely apologize to anyone whom I have hurt,” Alford said in a statement. He also said he regretted what he had said. Alford was arguing against the legalization of any...
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July 01, 2017 - 5:45 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Nevada has become the fifth state in the U.S. with stores selling marijuana for recreational purposes. People began buying pot early Saturday, just months after voters approved legalization in November. It's the fastest turnaround from the ballot box to retail sales in the nation...
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Midday with Jayme & Wickett
April 04, 2017 - 11:57 am
Kansas City voters are facing a big decision today, voting on a trio of general obligation bonds totaling $800 million dollars for infrastructure projects inside the city. Plus, they're voting on whether to reduce penalties on marijuana possession inside the city limits. There's a lot going on, on...
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Kara Marxer
April 03, 2017 - 4:34 am
Kansas City voters will decide Tuesday whether to greatly reduce penalties for possession of small amounts of marijuaua. Supporters of Question 5 will be out near the polls tomorrow, handing out information on what the decriminalization measure really means. This is not legalization, said Jamie...
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March 23, 2017 - 5:21 am
Kansas City will be in the national spotlight next month concerning Question 5 on the citywide ballot. Voters will determine whether the city will reduce the penalty for possession of small amounts of marijuana. The measure inspired our Cover Story for Thursday: The Reefer Revolution. The vote is...
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