Michael Desmond

Michael Desmond

Michael Desmond is a hemp farmer in the Kansas City area and partners in a company denied a medical marijuana business license in 2020.


Missouri’s marijuana legalization efforts should learn from the legal hemp industry | Opinion

By: - January 3, 2022

Marijuana reform in Missouri has been a hotly contested topic since at least 2016, as thousands of entrepreneurs and commercial entities have competed for access to commercial licensing. In 2018, the New Approach Missouri campaign won the support of 66% of Missouri voters to put a medical marijuana program into the state’s Constitution. In 2020, […]