Lawyers, Answer Questions  & Get Points Log In
Missouri Cannabis & Marijuana Law Questions & Answers
1 Answer | Asked in Cannabis & Marijuana Law and Employment Law for Missouri on
Q: In Missouri. Starting a position at a Union. For random drug tests, am I covered with my medical card from being fired?
T. Augustus Claus
T. Augustus Claus pro label Lawyers, want to be a Justia Connect Pro too? Learn more ›
answered on Jul 21, 2023

Having a medical marijuana card may not automatically protect you from being fired if your employer has a strict drug-free policy and conducts drug tests. Employers have the right to establish their own policies regarding drug use, and they may choose to take disciplinary actions, including... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Cannabis & Marijuana Law for Missouri on
Q: I'm in the process of getting my medical marijuana card. Can I still possess and own a fireaem if I get my medical card

I know I won't be able to purchase a firearm if the seller does a federal background check. If I do get my card, would I have to turn my firearms over?

David Casey
David Casey
answered on Apr 13, 2022

As of now, one who has a medical marijuana card in Missouri cannot purchase or own a firearm. This is not due to Missouri law, but rather the fact that cannabis is still federally classified a controlled substance This is a quickly-changing area of the law as there is pending federal legislation... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Cannabis & Marijuana Law, Civil Litigation and Civil Rights for Missouri on
Q: Me and my boyfriend got pulled over for having a tail light out and for some reason the officers scheduled the car

For drugs and there was some Marijuana found but I did not know about any of it now I am being charged with a class D felony and two misdemeanors, what do I do, how can I get these charges dropped?

Caroline Bundy
Caroline Bundy
answered on Apr 1, 2021

See if you qualify for a public defender and/or speak with a criminal defense attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Cannabis & Marijuana Law and Federal Crimes for Missouri on
Q: If it's been 3-4 years without charging someone with a felony, what happens?

Felony drug possession

Caroline Bundy
Caroline Bundy
answered on Jan 27, 2021

Under Missouri law, the period of limitation does not run: (1) During any time when the accused is absent from the state, but in no case shall this provision extend the period of limitation otherwise applicable by more than three years; or (2) During any time when the accused is concealing... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Cannabis & Marijuana Law, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Criminal Law for Missouri on
Q: I haven't been charged with a crime. can a police officer confiscate my medical marijuana? And refuse to return it.

I have a medical marijuana card in good standing in the state of missouri

Roderick C. White
Roderick C. White
answered on Oct 16, 2020

Even a valid medical marijuana card does have some limitations with regard to amount. Such as:

"Up to four ounces may be purchased per 30 days. The Department of Health may set limits on the amount of marijuana possessed, “provided that the limit is not less than a 60 days supply.”...
View More

Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.

The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.

Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.