Election 2022 Marijuana

Young cannabis plants thrive under grow lights at a marijuana farm operated by Greenlight in Grandview, Missouri. Missouri voters approved recreational marijuana on Nov. 8.

JEFFERSON CITY — At the same time Missouri regulators are working to launch a recreational marijuana program, hundreds of lawsuits tied to the 2019 rollout of medical cannabis remain in legal limbo.

Of the more than 880 lawsuits from companies that failed to get a limited number of licenses to grow, transport and sell medical marijuana, 430 of them are still winding their way through the state’s Administrative Hearing Commission process.

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