Tag: Lt. Governor Mike Parson

Turning a New Leaf: Missouri veterans’ fight to save lives through medical cannabis reform

By Michael Layer JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Joshua Lee gained popularity in April when he posted a photo online carrying almost 10,000 Smarties. The Afghanistan veteran stuffed $60 worth of Smarties candies in a bag to represent the annual amount of medication he is scheduled to take to combat his physical and psychological ailments. The bag weighed over 10 pounds and its size is striking. “Prior to myself posting that picture online, I was a […]

Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson seeks submissions for “Vacation Missouri” photo contest

(JEFFERSON CITY) – Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson recently announced a “Vacation Missouri” Photo Contest from the Office of Lieutenant Governor. All Missourians and those who visit Missouri are encouraged to submit their photography work for the contest. Winners will receive a proclamation from the Lieutenant Governor, an invitation to the Capitol for a recognition ceremony, and have their work displayed in the State Capitol and throughout the State of Missouri. “Missouri welcomes over 41 million […]