Show-Me Cannabis http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Morning headlines - Tuesday, May 29, 2012 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-tuesday-may-29-2012 <p><strong>Out-migration is costing St. Louis County money</strong></p><p>More people are moving out of St. Louis County than moving in &ndash; and they&rsquo;re taking money with them.</p><p>The <a href="http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/metro/st-louis-county-losing-people-resident-income/article_94d9d3e5-1086-559a-b8e2-4bcbde756325.html">St. Louis Post-Dispatch</a> cites Internal Revenue Service figures that show those who left the county between 2001 and 2010 earned on average $8,000 more than those who moved in. And about 52,000 more people left the county than moved in.</p> Tue, 29 May 2012 12:27:09 +0000 Rachel Lippmann, The Associated Press & Illinois Public Radio 3797 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines - Tuesday, May 29, 2012 Pot petitioners protest permit citation http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/pot-petitioners-protest-permit-citation <p>A Missouri marijuana advocacy group is protesting the citation of two petition gatherers in St. Charles over the weekend. &nbsp;The volunteers for Show-Me Cannabis Regulation say they were detained by police shortly after midnight while collecting signatures.&nbsp;</p><p>Dave Roland, an attorney representing the two, says no ordinance was violated because collecting signatures is a First Amendment right.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 19 Jan 2012 22:29:09 +0000 Joseph Leahy 2893 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Pot petitioners protest permit citation Morning headlines: Friday, July 8, 2011 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-friday-july-8-2011 <p><strong>Staff cuts possible at St. Louis Science Center</strong></p><p>Staff cuts are possible at one of St. Louis&#39; most popular attractions. <a href="http://www.stltoday.com/news/science/article_9e3d1359-94be-593f-95bb-45970268263f.html">The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports </a>that a 10-member commission that oversees the <a href="http://www.slsc.org/">St. Louis Science Center </a>could vote as early as August on a restructuring plan. That is according to Ted Hellman, chairman of the commission.</p> Fri, 08 Jul 2011 14:22:14 +0000 Julie Bierach, The Associated Press & Johanna Mayer 1602 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Friday, July 8, 2011 Pro-cannabis organization seeks decriminalization of marijuana in Mo. http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/pro-cannabis-organization-seeks-decriminalization-marijuana-mo <p>An organization called <a href="http://show-mecannabis.com/">Show-Me Cannabis</a>&nbsp;wants to ask Missourians to vote on the legalization and medical regulation of marijuana.</p><p>Under the proposal, pot use, possession and small-scale growing would be decriminalized for Missourians who are 21 or older. The state would also be required to issue retail licenses to sell the drug and oversee a medical marijuana program.</p><p>Campaign Director Amber Langston said it&rsquo;s important to at least have a discussion about the benefits of marijuana.</p> Thu, 07 Jul 2011 22:34:00 +0000 Johanna Mayer 1600 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Pro-cannabis organization seeks decriminalization of marijuana in Mo.