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Missouri election results: Schmitt wins, pot legalized

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Republican Eric Schmitt, the current attorney general, will represent Missouri in the U.S. Senate. He defeated Democrat Trudy Busch Valentine by a margin of 55-42, according to unofficial election results from the ...

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Our recommendations on the Missouri Amendments

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Amendment 3, which would legalize recreational marijuana use in Missouri, has received most of the media attention. However, voters also will decide on several other amendments on Election Day. Here are the ...

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Walgreens, CVS to pay $10 billion for opioid crisis

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Walgreens and CVS will pay nearly $10 billion for their involvement in fueling the opioid crisis. The settlements will help to “substantially resolve” various opioid-related lawsuits launched against them. Walgreens and CVS ...

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Kansas Election Round-up

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If ever there were a year for Christians to vote for a straight ticket, this would be it. I understand that our faith transcends politics or the agenda of any specific political ...

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Missouri 2022 Ballot Measures

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The following ballot measures have been certified for the November 8, 2022 general election. Amendment 1 Proposed by 101st General Assembly (First Regular Session) HCS HJR 35-Griesheimer Do you want to amend ...

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Amendment 3 and Recreational Marijuana – The Devil is in the Details

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Here’s why you should vote no on Amendment 3 which legalizes Recreational Marijuana. There are many reasons to vote against Amendment 3 which legalizes the use of marijuana for recreational use. As ...

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Gov. Parson will not give blanket pardon to marijuana offenders

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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson will not pardon people convicted on minor marijuana offenses as President Joe Biden recommended. Last week, Biden announced plans to pardon federal convictions and urged governors to do the ...

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Whipped Cream sales in NY now require ID

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Whipped cream purchases in New York now require an ID check. Enforcement of a Democrat-passed law requires retailers to stop sales to people under 21 in an effort to deal with the ...

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Governor calls special session to work on major tax cut for Missourians

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Missouri Governor Mike Parson says he’ll bring the General Assembly back to Jefferson City on September 6 to work on his proposed tax cut. Parson earlier vetoed HB 2090, a bill that ...

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Full legalization of marijuana will be on Missouri ballot in November

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Missouri voters will decide in November if recreational marijuana use will become legal in the state. The news validates the warnings given by opponents of the 2018 vote that legalized medical marijuana. ...

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Medical marijuana sales in Missouri reach $1 million daily

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Cannabis sales in Missouri averaged about $1 million a day in March. The long-term effects of what’s called “medical marijuana” have some concerned, even while its benefits as a treatment for chronic ...

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St. Louis County prosecutor clears officer who shot Michael Brown

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Six years after a police shooting of Michael Brown triggered riots in Ferguson, Mo., the St. Louis County prosecutor has announced that his office will not seek charges against officer Darren Wilson. ...

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Stopping George Soros’ Clean Missouri law, motorcycle helmets among bills taken up this session

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The Missouri Legislature has adjourned after wrapping up business during the coronavirus outbreak. Legislators passed several key bills, and await the signature of Gov. Mike Parson. They include a measure to let ...

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Sheriff calls man ‘a monster’ for killing family in crash

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The prosecutor’s office in southwest Missouri’s Greene County has filed three counts of second degree murder against a Springfield man accused of causing Saturday night’s deadly crash which killed three. The crash ...

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New ‘church’ using loophole, passing out pot as sacrament

Proponents of marijuana in one state where its use is still illegal, have apparently found a loophole – starting what they call a church. A new church in Wisconsin, whose seemingly sole ...

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Missouri medical marijuana law goes into effect

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Missouri will now join over 30 other states that have legalized medical marijuana. Physicians will be able to prescribe medical marijuana for approved diseases and conditions. Authorized patients will be able to ...

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Missourians can’t have medical pot and a gun

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It wasn’t advertised in the push to legalize medical marijuana in Missouri but a review of federal law means Missourians who want to get their medical marijuana card would need to choose ...

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Missouri’s medical marijuana: what it means

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With the passage of Amendment 2, and the confusion around all three ballot measures, what exactly will happen with the legalization of medical marijuana in Missouri? That’s the question that those that ...

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Medical Marijuana: Amendments 2 & Proposition C

Missourians will go to the polls Tuesday and for the first time, face three ballot questions about medical marijuana. To be clear, none of these questions on the ballot involve recreational use ...

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Marijuana Amendment 3: Why you should vote ‘NO’

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There is considerable debate over the medical benefits of medical marijuana. Metro Voice understands that debate even extends to the Christian and conservative communities. Reasonable people can disagree. This article is about Amendment 3 ...

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Missouri Ballot Measures

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Here are the ballot measures appearing in 2018 general election. Our next article will give our thoughts on each one. Check back later for more info. Amendment 1 [full text]  [Proposed by Initiative Petition] Official Ballot ...

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Driver of truck that hit church bus killing 13 was high on marijuana

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The 21-year-old driver who was formally charged last June for a crash that killed 13 members of the First Baptist Church of New Braunfels, Texas, lost control of his truck due to use ...

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