KY Cannabis Freedom Coalition Requests Your Help!

PLEASE WATCH THE FOLLOWING VIDEO ON FACEBOOK THROUGH THE LINK PROVIDED…Call NOW 1-800-372-7181SENATE BILL 80 IS AN ADULT RESPONSIBLE USE BILL ENTERED IN KENTUCKY SENATE ON JANUARY 17, 2018 BY REP. DAN SEUM.AN ACT relating to the regulation of cannabis.     Establish and create new sections of KRS Chapter 245 to define terms, allow for possession, …

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Are you a current or former KY Law Enforcement Officer?

Are you a current or former KY Law Enforcement Officer? Now is the time to get active. We have a real chance of passing HB166 medical cannabis for KY patients, but KY law enforcement is standing in the way.The KY Association of Police Chiefs has come out publicly in opposition of HB166. As you can …

Bipartisan REFER Act Targets Sessions’ War On Cannabis In High Style

Janet Burns ,In response to ongoing threats to the cannabis industry from the U.S. Department of Justice and Attorney General Jeff Sessions, lawmakers have prepared a bill meant to nip funding for federal interference in the bud.Last week, Representative Barbara Lee (D-CA) introduced a house resolution aimed "to protect states and individuals in states that …

"We are very optimistic that the case is going to come out the way it should, which is that the Controlled Substances Act is going to be found unconstitutional,"

Jeff Sessions’s War on Pot Goes to Court, Attorney General Will Fight 12-Year-Old With EpilepsyBy Kate Sheridan On 1/18/18 at 7:59 AMUpdated | A 12-year-old suing the federal government may have a whiff of adorableness. But for Alexis Bortell, who filed a lawsuit against Attorney General Jeff Sessions last fall, it's a choice she had …

KY’s Medical Marijuana Bill filed HB166

CALL YOUR ELECTED OFFICIALS TODAY 800-372-7181HB166 has been sent to the House Judiciary Committee chaired by Representative Joseph Fischer from Campbell County KY. Representative Fischer is currently a NO VOTE. He believes KY's cancer patients & chronically ill patients should continue going to jail for consuming or possessing cannabis. As chairman of the committee he …

Dan Seum files SB 80 –

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WDRB) -- A powerful Kentucky senator believes marijuana can reap a harvest of cash for the state’s budget.Sen. Dan Seum is the highest ranking lawmaker to get behind the campaign to legalize marijuana. Seum, chairman of the Senate Majority GOP caucus, said it will help grow the state's bottom line.“We've been too late …

Sen. Cory Booker was LIVE!

Cory Booker was live.I’m excited to join Representatives Barbara Lee and Ro Khanna right now for a live press call announcing the House introduction of the #MarijuanaJusticeAct—a bill that I introduced in the Senate late last year.The Marijuana Justice Act aims to end the federal prohibition on of marijuana in the United States by legalizing …

LIVE! Medicare for All National Town Hall–with Sen. Bernie Sanders!

Medicare for All National Town HallPublic· Hosted by The Young Turks and U.S. Senator Bernie SandersTuesday, January 23 at 7 PM - 8:30 PM ESTThe U.S. Capitol Visitor CenterWashington, District of Columbia 20515DetailsWith the introduction of the Medicare for All Act last year, Sen. Bernie Sanders and 137 of his colleagues in Congress began the …

VA says it won’t study medical marijuana’s effect on veterans

The Department of Veterans Affairs says it will not conduct research into whether medical marijuana could help veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and chronic pain, as veterans groups are pushing for the use of the drug as an alternative to opioids and anti-depressants.In a letter to U.S. Rep. Tim Walz (D-Minn.), Department of Veterans …

How the Globalists are Screwing the American People on Cannabis, Immigration and Much More

Bruce Cain·Tuesday, January 16, 2018Cannabis PolicyOver the last few years State governments have monopolized Cannabis production and distribution, reaping billions in annual revenue. Now they are ramping up raids on small home growers as these greedy bastards are out to capture every last dime of revenue. In my home state of Michigan we just found …

(KY) We will be introducing an Adult Responsible Use Act tomorrow (Jan. 17)

We will be introducing an Adult Responsible Use Act tomorrow. A Press Conference is scheduled for Tomorrow, Wednesday 17th, 11:30, room 327 of Capitol Bldg. We will meet in cafeteria at 10:00 if you would like to join.Dan Seum4 hrs · Louisville · FOLKS NOW IS THE TIME TO GET INVOLVED!...REMEMBER, YOU DON'T HAVE TO …

Why is Cannabis still “unlawful”?

The Government's regulated and incorporated war on Cannabis has destroyed the Country we live in by replacing what is a totally natural substance with a host of chemical compounds for our every need. Mass marketed to us through media by all types of industries it has made its way through our bodies and minds and …

Senate advances bill to change election dates

For Immediate ReleaseJan. 11, 2018Senate advances bill to change election datesFRANKFORT – Legislation that would move the election of Kentucky’s governor and other statewide officers to even-numbered years passed the state Senate today by a 24-11 vote.Senate Bill 4 sponsor Sen. Christian McDaniel, R-Taylor Mill, said the legislation would save about $15.5 million in taxpayer …

(KY) This Week in Frankfort

January 12, 2018This Week in FrankfortJanuary 8-11FRANKFORT -- The General Assembly’s 2018 session passed one of its early milestones this week as the first bill to clear a chamber this year was approved by the Kentucky Senate on Wednesday.The legislation, known as Senate Bill 3, brought back an issue lawmakers have considered before: adding language …

House Bill 166 filed for medical cannabis legalization

JOSHUA SAMMONS joshua.sammons@lee.netJan 11, 2018FRANKFORT -- A medical cannabis bill acquired support and has officially been submitted to the House of Representatives on Wednesday.State Rep. John Sims is the primary bill sponsor with State Rep. Alan Gentry as a cosponsor. Sims said that he stands behind the bill because of research and studies that show …

Kentucky becomes first U.S. state to impose Medicaid work provisos

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Kentucky on Friday became the first U.S. state to require that Medicaid recipients work or get jobs training, after gaining federal approval for the fundamental change to the 50-year-old health insurance program for the poor. The approval came one day after the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services issued policy guidance allowing …

Ron Paul: Jeff Sessions should be fired over marijuana decision

By Alexandra King, CNN   Updated 9:00 AM ET, Sun January 7, 2018(CNN)Ron Paul, the former GOP congressman and onetime presidential candidate, called on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to step down Saturday after he moved this week to rescind the Obama-era policy of restricting federal enforcement of marijuana laws in states where the drug is legal.Sessions' …

Smart Meters and the End of Choice and Free Speech

Bruce Cain·Sunday, January 7, 2018I live in South East Michigan about 20 miles south of Detroit. About a week ago (12/28/2017) I got a knock on my door. Outside was a woman from DTE with a smart meter in her hands. "I've come to install your smart meter." DTE provides both my gas and electricity.I …

Justice Department Issues Memo on Marijuana Enforcement 1/4/2018

Department of JusticeOffice of Public AffairsFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEThursday, January 4, 2018Justice Department Issues Memo on Marijuana EnforcementThe Department of Justice today issued a memo on federal marijuana enforcement policy announcing a return to the rule of law and the rescission of previous guidance documents. Since the passage of the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) in 1970, …

The legacy of Manfred Donike

For all of his hard work attending school and graduating as a German Chemist, while participating in the Tour de France in the 60’s, Manfred Donike was most widely known as an “doping expert” and is credited with the first accurate urine testing procedures.He was Director for the Institute for Biochemistry at the German Sports …

Sessions to rescind Obama-era rules on non-interference with states where pot is legal

By Laura Jarrett, CNN Updated 10:07 AM ET, Thu January 4, 2018(CNN)  In a seismic shift, Attorney General Jeff Sessions will announce Thursday that he is rescinding a trio of memos from the Obama administration that adopted a policy of non-interference with marijuana-friendly state laws, according to a source with knowledge of the decision.While many …

“You furnish the pictures, I’ll furnish the war.”

Johnny Dangers4 hrs · You’re going to want to read this...“Fascinating personal account by James Risen of his battles with New York Times editors who were colluding with CIA, NSA and White House to kill, alter or delay his explosive stories” -Jeremy Scahill“At the time, I usually went along with these negotiations. About a year …

REMEMBERING GATEWOOD GALBRAITH

In remembrance of Gatewood Galbraith, a Kentucky Stateman and Attorney, who was the Activists that we all grew up to and learned from…One of his last cases before his death was in Barren County Kentucky for Richard Rawlings and Sheree Krider in 2011.During this time, Gatewood Galbraith also represented Richard J. Rawlings, former president for …

Kentucky’s Corporate Investment Hits Record $9.2 Billion in 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Woody Maglinger502-564-2611Woody.Maglinger@ky.govJack Mazurak502-782-1965Jack.Mazurak@ky.govKentucky’s Corporate Investment Hits Record$9.2 Billion in 2017Business climate improvement helps secure more than 17,200 jobs, highest number in 17 yearsFRANKFORT, Ky. (Dec. 30, 2017) – Shattering its previous investment record, Kentucky announced $9.2 billion in corporate expansion and new-location projects in 2017, bringing commitments to create more than 17,200 …

Before session, local legislators filed bills on state employees, sports wagering, marijuana, ethics, disabled veterans

By Alfred Miller   Email the author | twitterState government is shrinking under Gov. Matt Bevin, and state Sen. Julian Carroll, D-Frankfort, pre-filed a bill last month that aims to address that decrease.Over the past two years, the number of full-time executive branch jobs has dropped to 30,609 from 31,355, or 2.4 percent, according to the …

Indiana law for felony arrest DNA collection taking effect

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Indiana authorities are being required under a new state law to collect a DNA sample from those who are arrested for a felony crime.The law taking effect Monday requires that police collect a DNA cheek swab, along with fingerprints and photographs during the booking process. That will enable law enforcement to check …

Prominent cannabis advocate Dana Larsen called Mr Fantino’s decision to enter the market "shameful" and "unacceptable".

The cops and politicians joining Canada's cannabis businessBy Jessica Murphy BBC, Toronto   29 December 2017As Canada moves towards legalising recreational cannabis, there's a surprising group of entrepreneurs jumping into the market: cops and politicians. In 2015, former Toronto police chief Julian Fantino was "completely opposed" to marijuana legalisation and supported mandatory jail time for minor …

"If you feel like something’s wrong, there’s something wrong,"

Possible sex traffickers throughout KentuckyBOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) -- Across Kentucky, there's been concern about possible sex traffickers approaching young women including right here in South Central Kentucky.Similar stories of teens being suspiciously approached at shopping centers have been circulating around social media.13 News reporter Kelly Dean spoke to one teen in the community who …

Big Weed: ten farms could supply all of America with marijuana

When Washington State legalized recreational marijuana three years ago, it created a licensing regime that was supposed to protect and encourage small growers, but the data shows that marijuana growing has consolidated into a few large suppliers, even as the price per gram has fallen -- and that the industry's embrace of exotic derivatives like …

Marijuana firms in cloudy haze over banking woes

(Reuters) - Zach Lazarus, chief executive officer of A Green Alternative, a marijuana dispensary in San Diego, California, has lost count every time he re-opened a bank account after it was closed because of his connection to the cannabis industry. Lazarus has had to play a game of “whack-a-mole” with banks, likening his frustrations to …