Missouri Cannabis Legalization Initiative Again Under Attack As GOP Lawmakers Introduces Revised Marijuana Bill

Just a day after the initiative to legalize cannabis in Missouri was cleared out to appear on the ballot this November, Rep. Ron Hicks (R) introduced a slightly amended version of a bill to legalize the plant on Wednesday, reported Marijuana Moment.

"Marijuana Freedom Act," which was introduced earlier this year under the title "Cannabis Freedom Act" and advanced through committee, represents an alternative to the initiative from Legal Missouri 2022. The revised piece of legislation now includes an emergency clause about the ballot initiative.

Even though Gov. Mike Parson said recently that legalization of recreational cannabis …

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