So, now that medical marijuana is legal in the state of Missouri and dozens of other states, why is cannabis still considered illegal by the federal government? This is a paradoxical question that many new MMJ patients and long-time users might not fully understand. And beyond the simple (but not easy) step of moving cannabis to a lower classification, what does it all really mean and why is it so hard?
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Nowadays we hear a lot about “legal marijuana”, whether medical or recreational. But this is at the state level where state-level governments - often driven by referendum-type direct voting from the citizens themselves - have adopted legal marijuana allowing medical and in some states recreational users to enjoy the benefits of weed.
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Now that Missouri is one of the dozens of states that have legalized medical marijuana, Missourians are becoming more and more familiar with the basics. We’ve also covered several topics like different MJ products, different intake methods, how to roll a joint, bongs and more. As folks are becoming more comfortable with marijuana, one phrase that you might hear from time to time is Schedule 1.