Kansas

Kansas Governor Proposes Legalizing Medical Marijuana To Fund Medicaid Expansion

Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly of Kansas announced a proposal on Monday that would legalize medical marijuana to raise the revenue required to expand the state’s Medicaid program. Under the proposal, nearly 200,000 state residents who do not currently have health insurance would gain eligibility for coverage.  “After nearly a year of challenges brought on by COVID-19, we need to use every tool at our disposal to protect the health of our workforce and our economy,” Kelly said in a statement from the governor’s office. “Getting 165,000 Kansans health care, injecting billions of dollars and thousands of jobs into our local […]

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Bill Would Remove Cannabis from Drug Impairment List in Kansas

Kansas is way behind when it comes to cannabis legislation, as their laws are some of the strictest in the country, and they’ve yet to see anything significant come through. However, they are finally moving in a positive direction when it comes to workers comp.  A new bill would help ensure that an employee can still get money for being injured on the job, even if they are a cannabis user, and the bill would accept that cannabis is not in the same class as other controlled substances.  This new proposed bill, known as House Bill 2040, would take cannabis […]

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Kansas City Cannabis Company begins construction on second dispensary location in KC Metro – Greenway

    Kansas City Cannabis Company LLC., winner of four Missouri medical marijuana dispensary licenses, announced that construction will begin on their Lake Lotawana facility at 9322 S 7 Hwy on Saturday, October 10th. Though closed to the public, employees, friends & family and members of the media will be invited to witness the start of demolition for the company’s second dispensary facility. Almost two years after the citizens of Missouri voted yes on Amendment 2, Missouri is finally seeing progress towards a functional medical cannabis market. The new dispensary will occupy the location formerly operated by Russo’s Pizza, just […]

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