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Elevate Missouri harvests 250 pounds of marijuana per week. The company held a watch party in anticipation for the outcome of Amendment 3.

Missourians Vote to Legalize Marijuana in a Close Race

Breanne Blankenship, Editor-in-Chief
November 9, 2022

  Employees from the medical marijuana company Elevate Missouri waited patiently for ballots across the state to be counted, lighters at the ready.    Releasing their breath at around 1:50 a.m., Missouri is now the 20th state to legalize adult use of recreational marijuana...

More than 200,000 Missourians have a medical marijuana cards, and UMKC students are a part of that number. (Breanne Blankenship/RooNews)

Students Who Want Amendment 3 to Pass and Why

Breanne Blankenship, Editor-in-Chief
November 4, 2022

  UMKC student Sullivan Nevins wants to work a part-time job that is flexible around her busy school schedule and pays a decent wage.   Too bad she can’t pass the drug test.   While interviewing for a clerk position at a retailer, Nevins learned a saliva swab drug...

In a mid-September poll of 670 likely voters in Missouri, SurveyUSA found 62% are “certain to vote yes” on Amendment 3. (Breanne Blankenship/RooNews).

What UMKC Students Need to Know About Amendment 3

Breanne Blankenship, Editor-in-Chief
November 3, 2022

  On Nov. 8, Missouri voters will decide whether to legalize the recreational use of cannabis for adults 21 and over.   The passing of the amendment would allow the purchase, possession, consumption, delivery, manufacture and sale of marijuana for personal use.    Missouri...

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