Missouri Activists Contend: Smoking Weed Doesn't Make Parents Irresponsible

A bit part of weed reform is normalizing use. 

For stoners in custody battles, this is welcomed relief.

Here's part of the effort . . .

A proposal known as LegalMO 2022 would open Missouri’s medical marijuana market to adults for recreational use, but would also address a number of social reforms related to the state’s cannabis law.

LegalMO 2022 would prohibit courts from ordering parents to stop using medical marijuana  in order to complete a family court program.

It would also prohibit a parent’s status as a medical patient from being used to restrict custodial or parental rights. Adoption, custody or visitation rights would also be protected for medical patients.

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .

Missouri parents can still lose kids over pot. Legal cannabis could change that

A donation to The Beacon goes beyond the newsroom. We amplify community voices, share resources and investigate systems, not just symptoms. The Beacon in your inbox. In-depth reporting delivered every Tuesday and Thursday morning. When Missouri voters four years ago passed a constitutional amendment to allow for medical marijuana use, family court scenarios and protections for patients didn't factor much into the debate.