In November 2018, 1.5 million Missourians voted “yes” on Amendment 2, legalizing medical marijuana as part of the state constitution. The overwhelming vote made Missouri the 33rd state to make cannabis legal in some form, even as it remains forbidden at the federal level.

The legal implications were enormous and, for many Missouri lawyers, irresistible. From helping entrepreneurs jump into Missouri’s hottest market to advising traditional businesses and governments how to deal with the new legal landscape, attorneys are finding that plenty of clients need legal advice.

Peter Andreone,  Andreone Law/Hoban Law Group:
For Peter Andreone, the passage of Amendment 2 signaled an opportunity to shift gears in his practice.

Andreone, who started his own firm, Andreone Law, in 2015, previously focused on corporate and transactional law. Today his practice provides a wide range of services to cannabis companies, from helping them with license applications to entity formation, real estate, taxes and banking.

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