Missouri ponders medical marijuana — and the money to be made selling it

4/25/15–Proposed legislation would allow only 30 licenses in the entire state of Missouri to sell marijuana. That means restricted access for those seeking relief. But it also would fatten the bottom line for those few that land a license. A swarm of entrepreneurs wait in the wings, sale hoping to snag their piece of a new industry. The proposal before Missouri lawmakers this year would vastly expand the cannabis business. The Missouri bill’s restrictive nature has raised concerns among legalization advocates that the movement has been hijacked by those simply seeking profit. Read