Kentucky

Marijuana Tincture Bill Passes Kentucky Senate

Marijuana Tincture Bill Passes Kentucky Senate

On Wednesday, the Kentucky Senate voted unanimously to approve a bill that would make marijuana tinctures and extracts available to patients suffering from sever forms of epilepsy. The bill,...
Kentucky House Committee Passes Medical Marijuana Measure

Kentucky House Committee Passes Medical Marijuana Measure

On Tuesday, a measure to legalize medical marijuana in Kentucky passed a House committee.  Advocates are hopeful as the bill moves to a full house vote. The bill, sponsored...
Majority of Kentuckians Support Medical Marijuana Legalization

Majority of Kentuckians Support Medical Marijuana Legalization

A recent Courier Journal Bluegrass Poll found 52% of Kentuckians to be in favor of legalizing marijuana for medical purposes.  37% of those polled opposed medical marijuana while 12%...
Kentucky Committee Hears Medical Marijuana Testimony

Kentucky Committee Hears Medical Marijuana Testimony

On Thursday, the Kentucky House Health and Welfare Committee held a hearing where medical marijuana patients and their families could testify about the benefits of medical marijuana. At the...
Kentucky State Senator Pushes For Medical Marijuana

Kentucky State Senator Pushes For Medical Marijuana

Louisville, Ky. State Senator Perry Clark has introduced a bill for the 2014 legislative session that would legalize the recommendation and use of medical marijuana in the Bluegrass State....
8 in 10 Kentucky Voters Approve of Medical Marijuana

8 in 10 Kentucky Voters Approve of Medical Marijuana

According to the 2012 Kentucky Health Issues Poll, 80% of Kentucky residents support the legalization of medical marijuana, where doctors would be able to recommend that patients purchase MMJ...
Rand Paul Speaks Out About Marijuana Laws

Rand Paul Speaks Out About Marijuana Laws

During an interview with Fox News Sunday’s Chris Wallace, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul spoke about his views on making marijuana laws more lenient. When asked about his advocacy for...
Hemp Bill Receives Unanimous Approval in Kentucky

Hemp Bill Receives Unanimous Approval in Kentucky

Sponsored by Senator Paul Hornback, Kentucky’s hemp regulation bill gained unanimous support from the Senate Agriculture Committee on Monday.  Senate Bill 50 aims to reestablish a set of regulations...
Olive Hill, KY Mayor Arrested for Selling Marijuana

Olive Hill, KY Mayor Arrested for Selling Marijuana

The small town of Olive Hill, Kentucky is in need of a new mayor.  Mayor Danny Sparks tendered his resignation after he was arrested on Wednesday night for allegedly...
Kentucky Working Toward Legalizing Industrial Hemp, Gets Boost From Marijuana Legalization

Kentucky Working Toward Legalizing Industrial Hemp, Gets Boost From Marijuana Legalization

According to Kentucky agriculture secretary James Corner, the recent votes to legalize marijuana in Colorado and Washington are contributing to the progress of legalizing industrial hemp in Kentucky.  Corner...