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Seg. 1: Missouri Marijuana Licenses | Seg. 2: Thelma's Kitchen Update

Segment 1: Application numbers for growing medical marijuana in Missouri are below expectations

With only a few days left to submit the required paperwork, there are less than 100 applicants for the 60 cultivator licenses Missouri is ready to award. A panel of those involved in working to supply medical marijuana dispensaries by spring 2020 explain what goes into creating the state's regulations and what hopeful cultivators have already done to be considered.

Segment 2, beginning at 25:29: Midtown donate-what-you-can cafe has a successful first year

When Thelma's Kitchen opened last year at 31st and Troost the goal was to bring the community together over a meal. Those who can, pay — and often donate extra so others can eat as well. An encore of Up To Date's 2018 interview about the eatery is followed by an update that revealed Thelma's Kitchen averages a donation of $5.53 per meal.

Brian Ellison is a guest host of talk shows, newscasts, special coverage and community events for KCUR. Follow him on Twitter @ptsbrian.
Danie Alexander is the senior producer of Up To Date.