“We strongly urge the Department of Veteran Affairs and Kentucky Assembly to actively support passage of a strong comprehensive medical cannabis bill as soon as possible…”

Thomas Tony Vance added 2 new photos.8 mins · On this Veterans Day I would like to strongly urge the both the Veterans Administration and the Kentucky State Assembly, that with an estimated 750,000 cases of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, among the Veteran population, they should seriously consider Veteran access to cannabis. Veteran’s organizations are …

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Msgt. Thomas Vance: (KY) Pot Legalization Opponents Looking Desperate

(From Msgt. Thomas Tony Vance via Facebook comes the following opinion)There was a Kentucky Assembly Joint Interim hearing of the Veterans, Military Affairs and Public Protection Committee held on 12 October 2017. There was short notice of the hearing and the main topic was cannabis legalization as it relates to Public Protection. All of the …

Not taking an action that can provide such benefit in fighting this (opioid) scourge is not only callus and inhuman but also morally indefensible!

    By:  Msgt. Thomas Tony Vance, Alexandria, Ky. Callus and Morally Indefensible! Mercy Health Hospitals in an Op-ed in the May 11, 2017 Kentucky Enquirer talks about the opioid epidemic and calls for a multi-pronged approach in dealing with it. Their program of Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment, SBIRT, has screened thousands …

Send this to your Kentucky Legislators NOW!!!!

    Thomas Tony Vance 12 mins · Send this to your Kentucky Legislators NOW!!!! In 1969, the 1937 marijuana tax stamp act was declared unconstitutional. In 1970 they began creating the 1970 Controlled substances Act and without any scientific input made marijuana schedule one, right up there with heroin. A schedule that cannot be …

Ignorance abounds in Kentucky concerning cannabis law

    The following story was printed on Kentucky.com and my response is included. By Thomas Vance The world is watching Colorado and is finding out that everything we have been told by our government about marijuana has not been factual, to put it nicely. Colorado legalized medical marijuana in 2012 and recreational in 2014. …

Marijuana Foes Losing Direction in Kentucky

  With Thomas Tony Vance and Angela Gatewood.   Thomas Tony Vance   An Informational Town Hall meeting on Medical Cannabis was held on November 8. 2015 in Alexandria, KY sponsored by Veterans of Foreign Wars Campbell County Post 3205 Auxiliary and Veterans for Medical Cannabis Access. Having given the keynote speech at that event …

Pot forces come out in NKY

NKY groups for and against legal marijuana get their word out early. (Photo: The Enquirer/Amanda Rossmann) Talk about legalizing marijuana didn't stop at Ohio's southern border. Just weeks after voters rejected the issue that would have made marijuana legal in Ohio, Northern Kentuckians for and against the idea for the commonwealth are voicing their opinions …

Let Us End This Huge Mistake

MSgt Thomas Vance USAF Ret. Published: March 24, 2014 11:02AM     ~~Doctor Michael Privitera, in his op-ed piece in the Kentucky Enquirer titled, ‘Research medical marijuana for epilepsy’, dated 23 March 2014, repeats the myth of marijuana being linked to adverse mental health outcomes with his comment, "Research in recreational marijuana users indicates a …

What’s Up With Cannabis Reform In 2013

thomas vance Published: December 17, 2012 11:30AM   Well the year is ending and we are looking forward to the New Year with hope and anticipation when it comes to marijuana law reform. Several big changes are working their way through the system but there will not be any changes to the drug law situation …

There stood the real Mitt Romney naked before the Electorate!

For All To See 9/22/2012 8:51 AM EDT Tags: Romney, Republicans, 47%, politics As the procession moved down the street, one of the children pointed and shouted, “He has no clothes on!”, and suddenly the spell was broken. There stood the real Mitt Romney naked before the Electorate! Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney, in a glaringly …

Pot Petition Case Evidence Solid

Pot Petition Case Evidence Solid thomas vance Published: September 2, 2012 10:44PM When the Federal Appeals Court for the DC District begins taking evidence on October 16th in the appeal of the denial of a petition to reschedule marijuana from schedule I ( dangerous and having no medical value), to schedule II (dangerous but having …

Kentucky Medical Marijuana Supporters Rally

There is going to be a news conference in room 154 of the Capitol Annex as Senator Perry reintroduces the Gatewood Galbraith Medical Marijuana Memorial Act on July Thursday the 5th. Kentucky Medical Marijuana Supporters Rally - The State Journal     KENTUCKY MEDICAL MARIJUANA SUPPORTERS RALLY thomas vance Published: June 30, 2012 9:51PM Supporters …

Memorial Day Message from Msgt. Thomas Vance

    Madam,I belong to a group advocating for veteran access to medical cannabis. Our Director has issued a memorial day statement you might find newsworthy. The message is as follows-- Veterans Press Statement: Veterans For Medical Cannabis Access [VMCA] Monday, Memorial Day, 28 May 2012 Subject: White House replies to Veterans petition: http://wh.gov/4xd Thousands of Veterans …

Msgt. Tom Vance: Pot bill will not be called up…

Written by :  Msgt. Thomas Vance Monday night, 19 March 2012, on Kentucky Tonight with Bill Goodman on Kentucky Educational Television the topic was Prescription Drug Abuse bills and what the Assembly might be doing about them. As has been shown recently and known by medical marijuana users, those who use medical marijuana for pain …

Medical Marijuana Bill Stalled in Committee

Medical Marijuana Bill Stalled in Committee 3/11/2012 10:23 AM EDT Tags: drugs, assembly, sb129, marijuana A long awaited and much needed medical marijuana bill has finally been filed in the Kentucky Assembly. State Senate Bill 129, the Gatewood Galbraith Memorial Medical Marijuana Act was filed on January 31, 2012 by Senator Perry Clark of Louisville. …