KY: Sen. Perry B. Clark has introduced SB 105… “An ACT related to Cannabis”…

As of today, January 22, 2020, Senator Perry Clark has introduced SB 105, “AN ACT relating to the regulation of cannabis and making an appropriation therefor”, as is posted on the Kentucky Legislature site.  To date, this is the best Bill which I have seen, as it supports all facets of Cannabis, including medicinal use …

KENTUCKY, Please Get Involved This Session!

January 16, 2020FROM DAN SEUM,In Frankfort with Tom Rector Jr. working to End Cannabis Prohibition in Kentucky! A Very Productive Day!Six (6) Bills have been filed pertaining to cannabis thus far! One (1) more on the way! Simply Unheard of 8 years ago! Thanks to the Pioneers, Gatewood Galbraith, Senator Perry Clark, Senator Dan Seum, …

KENTUCKY CANNABIS RALLY AT THE ROTUNDA IN FRANKFORT!

The people of Kentucky, all groups, all BILLS for Cannabis whether it be “Medical” or “Adult Use”, Republican, Democrat, Libertarian or Independent, are requested to join us in Frankfort Kentucky on March 11, 2020 to show our support for the effort in our State!Please plan to be there!LOCATED AT CAPITOL ROTUNDA700 CAPITOL AVEFRANKFORT, KY  40601https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/19rs/hb136.htmlAN …

2020 Kentucky Marijuana Bills

  UPDATE:  Sen. Perry Clark has introduced SB 105 on January 22, 2020. KY: Sen. Perry B. Clark has introduced SB 105… “An ACT related to Cannabis”…   Our Horses and other farm animals need Hemp, and our Citizens need “lawful” Cannabis!! So far there are two pre-filed Bills in Kentucky.  One is medical use …

Thank you for contacting me with your thoughts on marijuana

I received the following letter from Sen. Mitch McConnell on the 10th of this month.  Thought I would share it.  Dear Ms. Krider;Thank you for contacting me with your thoughts on marijuana.  Your views help me represent Kentucky and the nation in the United States Senate, and I appreciate the opportunity to respond to your …

Red flag law issue debated in Frankfort

For Immediate ReleaseNovember 22, 2019Red flag law issue debated in FrankfortFRANKFORT—Indiana’s so-called “red flag law” has been on that state’s book since 2005, but Clark County (IN) Prosecuting Attorney Jeremy Mull says he does not frequently use the established law in court.“I use the law regularly but I do not use it frequently,” Mull told …

Drug overdose deaths in Kentucky decreased 15 percent last year.

Nov. 19, 2019Panel updated on battle against fatal overdosesFRANKFORT – Drug overdose deaths in Kentucky decreased 15 percent last year. That’s 233 fewer people dying.“We were very pleased to see 233 families that did not have to go through the pain of losing a loved one to a preventable death,” Office of Drug Control Policy …

(KY) Hemp, broadband concerns brought before state panel

For Immediate ReleaseNovember 18, 2019Hemp, broadband concerns brought before state panelFRANKFORT—Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney said his organization’s advice for Kentucky’s growing number of hemp producers is “be careful.”Haney told the Interim Joint Committee on Agriculture today that farmers are encouraged to enter the growing hemp industry, but with minimal risk. Kentucky is still …

Kentucky Launches Selling Farmers Tax Credit Program to Sustain Agricultural Industry

Applications for new incentive program accepted beginning Dec. 16FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 21, 2019) – Kentucky today launched a new program offering farmers incentives for selling their property to beginning farmers, an effort to further sustain one of the state’s most important industries.Gov. Matt Bevin and partner organizations announced the Kentucky Selling Farmer Tax Credit (KSFTC) …

On Tuesday, November 5th, WE Must Be The Change In Kentucky! Vote HICKS/CORMICAN! This Is Why…

On Tuesday, November 5th, the most important election in Kentucky in many years is about to happen!I am not here to argue with anyone.  I am here to present the facts and my opinion as I see it. Therefore,First of all, you must vote to see change!  If you are eligible to Vote and are …

From the Desk of Dan Seum Jr.,

On Cannabis in Kentucky…DAN SEUM JR.,From My Desk:I have been advocating for cannabis reform in Kentucky for over 10 years. I advocated for Medical Marijuana for 6 of those years. After introducing multiple patients, expert testimony, filed bills, and trying to explain the ‘Molecular Structure of a Cannabinoid’ to legislators who are all but doctors …

Statement from Gov. Bevin on Consequences of Purdue Pharma’s Bankruptcy for Kentuckians

Nicole [email protected], Ky. (Sept. 16, 2019) – Gov. Matt Bevin today released the following statement about how Purdue Pharma's bankruptcy filing will impact Kentuckians due to the Kentucky Office of Attorney General's unscrupulous 2015 settlement:"Kentuckians woke up this morning to find that they had once again been fleeced by the self-serving corruption of Steve and …

$5.3 Million in HepConnect Grants Announced

I received an email today from the Harm Reduction Coalition which outlines over Five Million Dollars in Grants which have been made available in several States, one of which is Kentucky.Grants were awarded in two categories;  provide and educate.Grantees will use funds to provide new or expanded harm reduction services for people who use drugs …

(KY) General Assembly’s 2020 session to begin Jan. 7

For Immediate ReleaseSeptember 18, 2019General Assembly’s 2020 session to begin Jan. 7FRANKFORT – The schedule for the 2020 Regular Session of the Kentucky General Assembly was approved today by legislative leaders.The session is scheduled to convene on Jan. 7 and adjourn April 15. It is expected to last 60 legislative days – the maximum allowed …

(KY) (HEMP) New Herbicide Approved by EPA

Kentucky Heligen 24(c) Request Approved; Can Help Control Corn Earworm, Cotton Bollworm, and Tobacco BudwormHeligen, manufactured by AgBiTech Pty Ltd, can now be used on industrial hemp in Kentucky to aid in control of corn earworm, cotton bollworm and tobacco budworm.This has been accomplished through a Special Local Needs (SLN) 24(c) request submitted by the …