By Magdaline Duncan | Sept. 19, 2016
MU NORML President Aaron Ladd: “It’s unfortunate that they are censoring our message like this because Missouri already has some [cannabidiol] laws, so it’s not an illegal substance.”
By Brandon Buscher | June 1, 2016
MUPD is commissioned by both the state of Missouri and the city of Columbia, giving it dual jurisdiction and the ability to bypass the city ordinance that prevents those with a marijuana misdemeanor from being detained.
By Tessa Weinberg | Oct. 28, 2015
Revenue from cures found at the facility would go toward bridge infrastructure, grants for college, health care, and tax refunds for Missourians.
By Tessa Weinberg | Oct. 27, 2015
It’s been seven weeks since Jeff Mizanskey was released and he said his fondest memories have been spending time with his family and friends.
By Tessa Weinberg | Sept. 23, 2015
Student organizations hope to amend local ordinances to allow the cultivation of cannabis.
By Andrew McCulloch | April 29, 2015
After several vanilla months of sports coverage, the busiest week of the sports calendar is finally upon us. This weekend marks the beginning of the second round of both the NBA and NHL playoffs. Additionally, the weekend will play host to the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby and the ...
By Ruth Serven | Oct. 22, 2014
“I think the proper way to do this is at the state level,” Mayor Bob McDavid said.
By Kayla Goldfarb | April 8, 2014
Councilmembers opted to suspend the vote to allow for referrals from advisory commissions and boards.
By Jessica Karins | March 19, 2014
As Columbia considers decriminalizing marijuana cultivation, advocates see it as a step toward eliminating what they see as a social injustice. An amendment to city code, which was introduced at Monday night’s City Council meeting, would allow Columbia residents to possess up to six marijuana plants without the penalty ...
By Jackie Olson | March 9, 2014
The students also had more than $23,000 in cash.
By Brad Spudich | Feb. 12, 2014
The Maneater gets a primer on search rights from Columbia attorney Dan Viets.
By Kayla Goldfarb | Nov. 6, 2013
Residents spoke out at the last City Council meeting to ask members to consider relaxing city ordinances on the drug.
By Bell Johnson | Feb. 22, 2013
Rep. Chris Kelly, D-Columbia, said he would support marijuana legalization.
By Stan White, email@example.com | March 11, 2011
I got the impression from Spencer Pearson (NORML Panel Calls For Marijuana Legalization, March 4, 2011) that Missouri is attempting to legalize cannabis (marijuana) on the 2012 election ballot. The list of states trying to become the 1st to legalize cannabis is growing faster than the plant itself. May the ...
By Madeline O'Leary | March 4, 2011
The guest speakers promoted activism in addition to legislation.
By Kelsey Maffett | Jan. 21, 2011
The board will discuss search warrants at their next meeting.
By Megan Hager | Jan. 21, 2011
The plants were discovered in a bedroom.
By Seung Ah Lee | Nov. 9, 2010
The speakers discussed medical marijuana legalization in Missouri.
By Wes Duplantier | Oct. 22, 2010
The city denied all the Whitworths’ allegations in its response.
By Steve Cassidy | Sept. 24, 2010
The family is seeking damages for the killing of their dog and damaged house.
By Lauren Bale | Sept. 10, 2010
The organization will be distributing weekly fliers around campus.
By Gregory Zajac | Aug. 27, 2010
A new ordinance limits who can file a complaint with the Citizens Police Review Board.
By Samantha Sunne | Aug. 24, 2010
A SWAT raid incited the group's formation and action.
Live Blog: Citizens Police Review Board : Marijuana activist calls for formation of MU 'investigation teams' to review CPD
Posted to Live Blog: Citizens Police Review Board by Wes Duplantier on Aug. 4, 2010 at 9:54 p.m.
After tonight's meeting of the Citizens Police Review Board, California marijuana activist Ed Rosenthal spoke briefly with The Maneater and said he would like the MU School of Journalism and the School of Law to help investigate the Columbia Police Department's investigation of the controversial raid. "What I ...
Live Blog: Citizens Police Review Board : POLICE REVIEW BOARD: Dispersal of protesters cancels rally outside city hall
Posted to Live Blog: Citizens Police Review Board by Wes Duplantier on Aug. 4, 2010 at 9:35 p.m.
The 10 to 15 supporters of a complaint against CPD's February SWAT raid who attended the Citizens Police Review Board meeting Wednesday chose not to rally as planned after the meeting. Marijuana activist Ed Rosenthal had planned to speak at the rally after the CPRB meeting, but spent several ...
Live Blog: Citizens Police Review Board : POLICE REVIEW BOARD: Meeting adjourns, protesters gather outside city hall
Posted to Live Blog: Citizens Police Review Board by Wes Duplantier on Aug. 4, 2010 at 8:57 p.m.
The Citizens Police Review Board meeting has adjourned and supporters of the complaint against February's controversial CPD SWAT raid have gathered outside Columbia City Hall. Rosenthal has remained in council chambers to talk to Weinberg. Follow The Maneater for continuing coverage and photos from the protest outside city hall.
Live Blog: Citizens Police Review Board : POLICE REVIEW BOARD: Members speak on motion to accept CPD chief's report
Posted to Live Blog: Citizens Police Review Board by Wes Duplantier on Aug. 4, 2010 at 7:35 p.m.
Board member and MU professor Steve Weinberg said he is troubled that the first complaint was filed by people other than those who were in the house, who he says do not have first-hand knowledge of the information. He thinks the board has enough information to make its decision tonight ...
Live Blog: Citizens Police Review Board : POLICE REVIEW BOARD: Rosenthal will not speak
Posted to Live Blog: Citizens Police Review Board by Wes Duplantier on Aug. 4, 2010 at 7:15 p.m.
Columbia Police Review Board member Susan Smith has begun giving a statement saying that although Columbia Police did not find more than a misdemeanor amount of marijuana, the items they did find prove that the residents of the house that was raided were distributing marijuana. She recommended that the board ...
Live Blog: Citizens Police Review Board : CPRB meeting begins, member resigns
Posted to Live Blog: Citizens Police Review Board by Wes Duplantier on Aug. 4, 2010 at 7:05 p.m.
Tonight's Columbia Police Review Board meeting has just been called to order. Citing a city ordinance, chairwoman Ellen LoCurto-Martinez has said there will be no public comment allowed at the meeting until the board has made its decision on the complaint related to the February SWAT raid. She also ...
By Wes Duplantier | Aug. 4, 2010
An officer will be assigned to know whether children or animals are present in the home before each SWAT raid.
By Gregory Zajac | June 2, 2010
The chief made the remarks at a May 21 press conference
By Luke Udstuen | April 9, 2010
MU administration is formulating a response to the proposal.
By John Gehringer | March 19, 2010
The debate featured a former DEA chief and former High Times editor.