Marijuana Laws in Missouri

Is cannabis legal in the state of Missouri?

Quick Facts About Missouri’s Cannabis Legalization Laws

  • Cannabis is legal for recreational use in Missouri for adults 21 and older.
  • Missouri is the 21st state in the United States to legalize recreational marijuana.
  • The state auditor’s office estimates that it will receive at least $40M each year from marijuana sales.
  • Medical use was legalized in 2018 and recreational use sales began on Feb 6, 2023.
    In November, Missouri voters approved Amendment 3 to legalize adult-use cannabis possession, cultivation, and licensed retail sales with 53.11 percent of the vote.
    This was the first time a Midwestern state voted in favor of a citizens’ initiative to legalize cannabis for adult use.

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