MISSOURI

CBD oil only (2014)

Current Status

In 2014, Missouri passed HB 2238, which creates a legal right for certain patients to obtain, possess, and use “hemp extracts” in limited circumstances. The law defines a “hemp extract” as a preparation of cannabis that contains at least 5% CBD and no more than 0.3% THC.


Medical Marijuana

Yes, if you are a medical patient you can get a “hemp registration card”; which entitles you to access and legal protections. Patients are allowed to purchase hemp extracts from two state-regulated “Cannabidiol oil care centers.”

Only patients with a seizure disorder and a recommendation from a neurologist are eligible to obtain a “hemp registration card.”

Cultivation

Cultivation not allowed.

Manufacturing/Processing

Testing

Distribution/Dispensaries

HB 2238 also allows the Department of Agriculture to license and regulate growers of cannabis plants to produce the oil to make sure they conform to the CBD and THC stipulations.

In 2015, the Department of Agriculture (DOA) to granted the two allowed licenses and in 2016, the centers began serving patients.
They can only sell CBD oil products

Missouri has allowed CBD Oil Only for seizure patients since 2014

Important Cannabis Laws

HB 2238 (2014) : creates a legal right for certain patients to obtain, possess, and use “hemp extracts” in limited circumstances. The law defines a “hemp extract” as a preparation of cannabis that contains at least 5% CBD and no more than 0.3% THC. 

SB 491 (2014) : takes effect January 1, 2017, decriminalizing simple possession of marijuana, eliminating the possibility of jail time for possession of up to 10 grams.  Protections against jail time apply only to individuals without prior marijuana convictions.

Rules of Department of Health and Senior Services Division 20—Division of Community and Public Health Chapter 51—Hemp Extract Registration

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