Obtaining marijuana in Kansas City is easier than buying bubble gum.
Seriously . . . There must be a chewing gum shortage because local pharmacies never have the kind that KC likes.
But I digress . . .
The point here is that weed is basically legal and this battle in the drug war is lost.
Honestly . . . Ever go for a walk in Midtown??? After 5PM the air smells like just about everyone has lit up a spliff and has the night off.
Accordingly . . .
Local politicos have quickly moved on the winning side of this argument and here's a reminder that low-rent convictions aren't meeting with much resistance . . . Check-it . . .
Those who wish to have their marijuana conviction pardoned can submit an application on the Kansas City government website. The application launched in March 2020, and it has received around 40 applicants so far.
The mayor’s office only has the authority to pardon municipal offenses, so those who were convicted in a county or federal courthouse are ineligible. A quick way to find out where a conviction took place is to look at the case number. If it starts with G or N, that usually indicates a municipal offense.
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .
Marijuana possession has been partially decriminalized in Missouri since 2017, but a number of residents continue to have Kansas City marijuana convictions on their criminal records.