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Missouri adopts the latest medical marijuana law...sort of

Governor Jay Nixon signed a medical cannabis (marijuana) law yesterday, making Missouri the latest state to adopt such a law. Unfortunately, Missouri, like 10 other states over the past few months, has passed a law that benefits a narrow segment of patients and failed to establish a safe and legal means by which they can obtain their medicine.

In an effort to evaluate the vastly different medical marijuana laws across the country, Americans for Safe Access (ASA) just issued "Medical Marijuana Access in the U.S.," a report that evaluates the array of existing laws. Missouri, along with Alabama, Florida, Iowa, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee, South Carolina, Utah, and Wisconsin, received F-grades for failing to meet the needs of patients.

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Missouri Advocacy

ASA relies on the strength of our grassroots activists to fight for medical cannabis at the local and state levels. The best way for new advocates to get involved is by joining or starting a chapter to work on local issues. If there are not any local resources near to you, consider starting your own official ASA Chapter or Action Group!