Show-Me Recreational Weed Jobs, Opportunity & Risk For Kansas City Metro

The end of marijuana has a great many implications for locals . . . Sadly, most of them won't benefit stoners camped out on their (mom's) sofa for most of their 30s.

Here's a quick overview of where this discussion might go . . . Other than to the nearest convenience store for more junk food . . .

It’ll be at least a couple of months until you can buy recreational marijuana at dispensaries, but the amendment states medical shops will be first and will automatically obtain “comprehensive” licenses if companies are in good standing with the state of Missouri.

Personal cultivation of marijuana will be allowed, but people will need to register for it. MDHSS will make public application forms available 30 days after Dec. 8, and is required to accept application for personal cultivation by Feb. 6, 60 days after possession of marijuana becomes legal. A person over the age of 21 can obtain a registration card to cultivate up to six flowering marijuana plants, six nonflowering marijuana plants (over 14 inches tall), and six clones (plants under 14 inches tall) for non-commercial use.

The amendment also allows for the expungement of all marijuana-related misdemeanor offenses and certain felony charges. Circuit Courts will automatically issue expungement orders six months to a year after the amendment goes into effect.

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Now that personal use of marijuana has been approved in Missouri, what's next?

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Finding Your Future in the Emerging Marijuana Industry

During the tech boom at the turn of the century, Dave Morrissey worked for a company that sold networking hardware at wholesale prices. Morrissey decided to bring that same business model to cannabis when Missouri entered the medical marijuana market in 2018 and started a systems integrator company, Cannabis Experts.

Kansas City-area dispensaries prepare to offer both medicinal, recreational cannabis

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Medicinal cannabis dispensaries are preparing to offer recreational marijuana. On Tuesday, voters in Missouri approved Amendment 3 legalizing recreational use. "We'll start to see more people which is good," Tyler Diltz said. "We'll probably double our staff, so they'll be more jobs for us."

Missouri marijuana legalization already has some Kansas police concerned

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Missouri voters said yes to legalizing marijuana on Tuesday, but one Kansas City area police department is already raising a red flag. The unofficial vote on Amendment 3 was closer than what experts predicted, but marijuana legalization garnered about 53% support Tuesday.

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