Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker recently announced that her office will stop prosecuting most marijuana possession cases. Earlier this year St. Louis City Prosecuting Attorney, Kim Gardner, took similar action on simple possession cases of up to 100 grams.
After serving more than two decades in prison for possessing marijuana, Jeff Mizanskey, an honorably discharged veteran of the United States Air Force, is eligible to vote again! With Amendment 2, the medical marijuana initiative endorsed by NORML appearing on Missouri’s statewide ballot this November, he’s urging supporters across the state to make sure they’re registered to vote. October 10th is the deadline so please make sure you register to vote today!
The Missouri Secretary of State’s Office has approved the New Approach Missouri Medical Marijuana Initiative for the November 6, 2018 ballot! New Approach Missouri is closely allied with Missouri NORML and other active NORML Chapters across Missouri whose members were instrumental in gathering the signatures to place this measure before the voters.
Federal courts have recently rejected the actions of university and college administrators who sought to inflict suspicionless drug tests on students at a public college and to restrict the First Amendment rights of marijuana law reformers at a public university. Both decisions have important national implications.