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Missouri & Illinois Marijuana Coverage

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services has awarded licenses to 192 medical marijuana dispensaries in the state.
David Kovaluk | St. Louis Public Radio

Missouri & Illinois Marijuana Coverage




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  • Have a question about legal marijuana in Illinois or medical marijuana in Missouri? Ask here, and we'll update this guide with answers as we report them out.
    Eric Schmid | St. Louis Public Radio
    2020 will be a year of new marijuana laws. Illinois became the 11th state to legalize recreational marijuana on Jan. 1, six years after Colorado first started recreational sales. Missouri begins medical marijuana sales later in the year — likely this spring — and thousands of residents have already received certification cards.
  • The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services has awarded licenses to 192 medical marijuana dispensaries throughout the state. According to the constitutional amendment voters approved in 2018, 24 dispensaries were licensed in each of Missouri’s eight congressional districts.
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