Long-shot Missouri legislation is still worth a peek if only because we notice mainstream Republicans finally coming around to the side of cannabis advocates . . . If only because the pandemic taught us that "laws" regulating commerce aren't as closely tied to morality as we'd like to think and the revenue from this Missouri cash crop is simply too great ignore . . . Despite the obvious danger of creating even more addicts.
Accordingly . . .
There's a lot to unpack in the "Cannibis Freedom Act" but here's a worthwhile passage that might mean a little bit more leeway for stoner plebs . . .
"Police would not be allowed to use the odor of marijuana alone to conduct a warrantless search of a person’s private property under the legislation. And cannabis could not be used “as a factor in family court proceedings.”
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .
GOP Missouri Lawmaker Unveils Wide-Ranging Marijuana Legalization Bill As Others Pursue 2022 Ballot - Marijuana Moment
A Republican Missouri lawmaker on Tuesday unveiled a bill to tax and regulate adult-use marijuana in the state. It would provide opportunities for expungements, authorize social consumption facilities and permit cannabis businesses to claim tax deductions with the state. Rep. Ron Hicks (R) filed the omnibus legislation, titled the "Cannabis Freedom Act."