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It's Been 2 Years Since Missouri Voters Approved Medical Marijuana, But No One Is Getting Cannabis Yet

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Two years after Missouri voters gave cultivation, sales and possession of medical marijuana the green light, state officials hope to open the program late this summer.

"There's been a lot of water pass under the bridge" since Missouri set a spring 2020 deadline for getting sales off the ground, said the state official in charge.

More than 60,000 Missourians have applied for a medical marijuana card. Zero of them have received medical marijuana in the state. Missouri's official deadline for opening up shop is now late summer.

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