Missouri Hemp Enthusiasts Celebrate Hemp Week Without Hemp

Margaret MacKenzie, a hemp farmer in Colorado surveys her hemp field.
The Hemp Industries Association (HIA) and Vote Hemp launched the 8th annual, nationwide Hemp History Week, June 5-11, 2017. Missouri hemp and cannabis activists don't have much to celebrate during the 2017 Hemp History Week. The Missouri Senate failed to pass Paul Curtman's HB 170 hemp bill in the 2017 session which would have allowed the Show-Me state to start industrial hemp cultivation. This marks the third year in a row Paul Curtman (R) from District 109 has sponsored an industrial...
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Nevada’s Green Rush Leaves Missouri in the Dust

Nevad's early start adult-use cannabis program starts mid-2017.
Missouri cannabis activists will be watching from the sidelines again as another state scrambles to hire hundreds of cannabis industry workers and braces for tens of millions of retail cannabis sales to adults starting this summer. Nevada state officials couldn't wait until January 1, 2018 to start their voter-approved adult-use cannabis market. The state's tax officials approved temporary regulations at the end of May for retail cannabis sales mid-2017. Now the rush is on to get ready for re...
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Rolla Prohibitionists Block NAM Medical Marijuana Petitioners

Rolla public library officials blocked NAM petitioners from meeting on public property.
Rolla city officials have blocked a New Approach Missouri (NAM) petitioner training event from the Rolla Public Library. “Back in February,” said John Payne, NAM Campaign Manager, “volunteer petitioner Randy Johnson attempted to schedule a petitioner training event at the Rolla Public Library.” That request was denied by the library. Library officials refused to schedule the event and based their decision on the fact that it was a petition to create legal access to medical cannabis in Mis...
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Thomas Jefferson Birthday Bash May 14th

Greater St. Louis NORML Cannabis Cup
Thomas Jefferson Birthday Bash Sunday, May 14, 2017 Date: Sunday, May 14, 2017 Time: 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm Place: Tower Grove Park, the Stone Shelter Group Pavilion Directions: Follow Northwest Dr., west, past the Tennis Courts for 1,000 ft. The Stone Shelter will be on your left. Grab your favorite lawn chair and a cooler full of beverages and enjoy the Sunday afternoon in picturesque Tower Grove Park. We'll be cooking up hamburgers, veggie burgers and hot dogs on the grill. ($2.00 recom...
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Greater St. Louis NORML’s March to the Arch on May 6

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 Greater St. Louis NORML will join the rest of the world on the first Saturday in May for another historic Global Cannabis March event. Mark your calendar's for May 6, 2017 and join us for a short march to the Gateway Arch. Our informational march is to the Gateway Arch, a tremendous symbol of progress in Missouri and the nation, and will show that cannabis activists in Missouri are united in the fight for legalization of cannabis. The Global Cannabis March started in 1999 and has become a...
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St. Louis’ Biggest Earth Day Festival EVER!

Greater St. Louis NORML, Make every day, Earth Day
Greater St. Louis NORML had decided to go big! The 2017 St. Louis Earth Day Festival has expanded into a two-day affair and GSTL NORML will have a double-sized booth both days! We are occupying booths W10 and W11 in the Wellness Section at the Muny Grounds, in Forest Park. Opening on Saturday, April 22 at 11:00 am, you can find your favorite cannabis and NORML themed merchandise for sale at our booth. Plus, we have a special signature signing area for the New Approach Missouri's (NAM) 2018...
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4/20: End Prohibition, Again

It’s that time of the year again. Long recognized as the national marijuana holiday, April 20th presents us with an opportunity to make our voices heard: Click here to sign up for the Online Day of Action When Jeff Sessions was nominated Attorney General, NORML worked with all of you to send out a “Thunderclap,” a powerful social media tool that enabled us to reach more than 2 million people with our #JustSayNoToSessions campaign. While we were unable to stop Sessions from being confir...
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Demystifying the Medical Marijuana Movement in Missouri

Up in Smoke: Demystifying the Medical Marijuana Movement in Missouri
New Approach Missouri's campaign director, John Payne, revealed on April 13, 2016 their medical marijuana initiative has gathered more than 15,000 signatures. Relying strictly on volunteers, Payne indicated the pace of signature gathering is increasing. The goal is to secure 280,000 signatures. "We could reasonably exceed our goal of collecting half the 280,000 signatures necessary to qualify for the ballot with volunteers – an unprecedented feat for a constitutional amendment initiative ...
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Win a Colorado Cannabis Tours’ Trip to Denver

Free Colorado Cannabis Tours Trip Giveaway
Support NORML's Project 22 with your $22.00 donation and you'll be entered in a drawing to win a FREE trip for 4 to Colorado on 4/20 to experience Denver's longest running marijuana tour! Colorado Cannabis Tours has donated 4 exclusive tickets to an amazing 420 tour to help support Project-22.org! Winner receives all 4 tickets and does not need to be present for the drawing to win. Make your donations here. The Original Colorado Cannabis Tour supports NORML's Project 22. Come see wh...
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New Approach Missouri St. Louis Kick-Off Event

Dr. Adie Wilson-Poe, PhD
New Approach Missouri (NAM) is holding its Saint Louis, MO campaign kick off at the Regional Arts Commission, 6128 Delmar Boulevard, on Thursday March 9, 2017, and has an exciting speaker! Dr. Adie Wilson-Poe, PhD, is a global leader in opioid and cannabis research, and she will be speaking on the research showing the benefits of cannabis as a treatment for chronic pain. Campaign leaders including spokesman Jack Cardetti and John Payne will be on hand to discuss NAM's strategy for qualifying ...
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