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Amendment 3 passed in Missouri. Here's how the state will roll out legal marijuana

Closeup photo of a clear, glass jar is shown from above. Sitting inside are small green flowers from a cannabis plant.
Carlos Moreno
KCUR 89.3
Cannabis flowers in a jar sit on the counter at Fresh Green Dispensary in Waldo. A wider variety of products could become available through vendors now that Missouri has legalized recreational marijuana use by adults 21 and older.

The Show Me State voted to legalize recreational marijuana. Here's how Missouri will transition to the retail sale of weed and expunge old convictions.

Missouri, a deeply Republican state, is among the steady shift in the United States to legalize marijuana.

Voters weighed in on Amendment 3, legalizing recreational cannabis, with 53% of voters in favor.

Jack Cardetti, a spokesperson for Legal MO 2022, shared the timeline for the rollout, funding and revenue plans, and who is eligible to have their criminal records expunged.

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