A decorated Army combat medic is fighting to save lives in a different way.

"It has been voters who have decided that they want to end this failed prohibition, and it's starting to come to a crest."

Missouri is proving to be one of the most consequential battlegrounds in Democrats’ fight to regain control of the U.S. Senate, with polls showing Democratic incumbent Sen. Claire McCaskill and Republican state Attorney General Josh Hawley in a dead heat.

All three ballot measures would legalize, regulate and tax medical cannabis, with some key differences.

With voters making Oklahoma the 30th state in the nation to legalize medical marijuana last Tuesday, advocacy groups in Missouri are hoping to ride the wave into the November election.

The Missouri House of Representatives voted 112-44 Tuesday to legalize medical marijuana for people with several health conditions, sending the measure to the Missouri Senate.

The Missouri House has given initial approval to a bill legalizing industrial hemp.

With less than six months to go, at least one proposal to legalize medicinal use of marijuana in Missouri appears to be in a strong position to get on statewide ballots next year.

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Medical marijuana dispensaries and growing farms could begin popping up along Missouri's southern border.

Like marijuana, industrial hemp comes from the cannabis plant, but it does not have large concentrations of the compound that makes marijuana a high-inducing drug.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A group of Missouri veterans will head to Colorado on Thursday for a conference dealing with medical marijuana and how it can help treat post-traumatic stress disorder.

Kansas City voters on Tuesday decided to lower penalties in city court for people caught with small amounts of marijuana.

A western Missouri representative filed a bill that would expand an existing law and allow terminally-ill patients to try medical marijuana in the state.

In Missouri, if you are caught with less than 10 grams of marijuana and you don’t have a prior criminal record, you’ll be charged but only have to pay a fine.

Missouri lawmakers will fight to legalize a comprehensive medical marijuana program in the 2017 legislative session.

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missourians could be voting on a medical marijuana proposal in two years, if a Columbia marijuana reform advocate is successful.

The growing of hemp was approved in Missouri in 2014.

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – An attorney for supporters of a proposal to allow medical marijuana in Missouri told a judge Monday that enough registered voters signed petitions for it to be placed on the Nov. 8 ballot and that local elections boards wrongly tossed out thousands of signatures.

Organizers are closing in on their goal of collecting 2,300 signatures to get marijuana decriminalization on the November ballot in Kansas City.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - It's not a done deal, but a medical marijuana proposal is closer to being on Missouri's fall ballot.