Missouri Foster Parents Can Now Legally Possess, Grow Cannabis in Their Homes

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Foster parents in Missouri can now legally possess and grow cannabis in their homes. Thanks to the passage of this new law, foster parents can now legally participate in cannabis, just like everyone else. Foster parents must store their cannabis in a manner “so as to be inaccessible to the children,” the rule says. However, the newly passed legislation barred foster parents of about 14,000 children from participating. The authors analyzed data from the Adoption and Foster Care Analysis Reporting System from 2000-2017 and other sources.

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Foster parents in Missouri can now legally possess and grow cannabis in their homes. This news results from an emergency rule the state Department of Social Services filed last week.

However, of course, there are guidelines. Foster parents must store their cannabis in a manner “so as to be inaccessible to the children,” the rule says. And don’t think of lighting up around kids; consuming cannabis in a method that releases smoke or vapor...

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