Timeline of Missouri Medical Marijuana Laws June 2019 – Medical marijuana card application form should be created. Patients must be citizens of Missouri, aged 18 or over and suffer from one of 9 qualifying conditions, which include: Cancer Epilepsy Glaucoma Intractable migraines that are unresponsive to other treatments Any condition that causes chronic pain and/or muscle spasms, including but not limited to multiple sclerosis (MS), Parkinson’s disease, seizure disorders and Tourette’s syndrome Debilitating psychiatric conditions, including but not limited to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) HIV/AIDS Any condition that may require the prescription of highly physically and/or psychologically addictive drugs Terminal illness If the physician recommends it, they may use their professional judgement to recommend cannabis for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, gastrointestinal disorders (Crohn’s, ulcerative colitis, IBS), Huntington’s disease, autism, neuropathic pain, Alzheimer’s disease, cachexia and wasting syndrome. Also expected by June are the application forms for those who wish to grow cannabis or make products from it. July 2019 – Applications for medical marijuana must start being process. The state will have 30 days from the patient’s application to decide whether the patient qualifies for medical cannabis. August 2019 – The state must start evaluating who qualifies for growing/cultivation, infusion, dispensary and distribution licenses. Cities cannot ban medical marijuana dispensaries, but they can limit where and what hours they operate.