US (MO): Records from medical cannabis regulators subpoenaed

Twice last year a federal grand jury demanded the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services turn over records pertaining to the medical cannabis program.

The pair of subpoenas, issued by the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri in September 2020, were redacted by the department at the request of the federal government before being turned over to The Independent, obfuscating the records being sought by federal law enforcement. A third subpoena, from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, was received by the department in July 2021. The records being sought were also redacted. 

They follow a 2019 subpoena from a federal grand jury demanding all records pertaining to medical cannabis license applications of four individuals. The identity of those individuals was redacted from the copy of the subpoena first reported by the Kansas City Star. 

Read the complete article at missouriindependent.com


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