Kentucky Veterans Need Your Help!

Are you a Veteran living in Kentucky who supports medicinal marijuana? WE NEED YOUR HELP!!!We're asking that you attend the January 16th Veterans Executive Council (JECVO) Meeting. JECVO is an organization that represents 24 different Veterans groups. Above:  JECVO PAO Dave Jarrett, State Senator Dan Seum, KDVA Commissioner Benjamin Adams, JECVO Chairman Denzil Lile, and …

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(KY) Please Call Your Legislators!

To ALL Kentucky Citizens, The time is now to contact your Legislators concerning the Cannabis Bills, and any other Bills which you are concerned about!  The phone number to call is:1-800-372-7181Here are the current Cannabis Bills:SB 80 / Dan Malano Seum / Establishes the “Department of Cannabis Control” which will oversee lawful consumption of Cannabis …

Kentucky Will March To The Capital, Once Again…

Rainbow Farm was located in Vandalia, Michigan & was a cannabis friendly community. They had great concerts & speakers. The government came in later & killed the owners & stole the farm from the legal birth right of the son, Robert, 1 week before 9-11 (September 3rd & 4th,2001). Tom Crosslin & Rollie Rolhm were …

Geoff Young Announces Campaign For Kentucky Governor

Democrats Geoff Young and Josh French announced their candidacy for  Kentucky Governor and Lt. Governor this afternoon in the Capital Rotunda and the video was shared  via LEX18  on Facebook.  The Candidacy forms were filed December 21, 2018.Their Platform contains the following issues as noted on their website at YOUNG4KY.COM :The Issues1. Unions build the …

Kentucky State Police to Resume Costly Helicopter Marijuana Eradication Campaign

Thomas H. Clarke | July 1, 2013OWENSBORO, KY — Kentucky State Police helicopters will return to the skies in search of marijuana fields as part of the agency’s annual marijuana eradication campaign.Rising fuel costs and a shrinking eradication budget will force the helicopters out of the air sooner than in years past, and the agency …

(KY) Medical marijuana supporters pitch lawmakers

The photo features Rep. Jason Nemes, R-Louisville, presenting proposed legislation on medical marijuana alongside Rep. Diane St. Onge, R-Fort Wright.For Immediate ReleaseAug. 24, 2018Medical marijuana supporters pitch lawmakersFRANKFORT – Whether legalizing medical marijuana is the right prescription for Kentucky was pondered today by a state legislative panel.“I know medical cannabis can help some folks,” said …

“We are asking the Council to adopt a Lowest Law Enforcement Priority for cannabis possession in Jefferson County”

RE: LOUISVILLE METRO COUNCIL AND MARIJUANA                 ENFORCEMENT.Dan Seum3 hrs · We will be addressing Metro Council this evening at 6:00. We are asking the Council to adopt a Lowest Law Enforcement Priority for cannabis possession in Jefferson County.No more arrests Or citations for simple cannabis possession! We have support in the council and we need the …

Legal cannabis must be option for pain sufferers, panelists say

He didn’t like the black market, so he cultivated at his home. He was arrested and received five years of probation.HENDERSON - Advocates for medicinal marijuana said Tuesday the time is now to push for statewide legalization.They said research is clear that cannabis helps those suffering from a variety of painful conditions, yet, the word …

“We will be introducing an ordinance for the Louisville Metro Council’s consideration that makes cannabis possession the lowest law enforcement priority of the Louisville (KY) Metro Police Department.”

Tom Rector Jr.4 hrs · It's official!We will be introducing an ordinance for the Louisville Metro Council's consideration that makes cannabis possession the lowest law enforcement priority of the Louisville Metro Police Department.The Louisville Metro Council meeting is Thursday August 9th at 6 p.m. at 600 West Jefferson in downtown Louisville. This is the next …

Feds want to know what you think about Bevin plan to overhaul Medicaid & Kentucky makes Medicaid copays mandatory ‘under the cover of darkness’

Feds want to know what you think about Bevin plan to overhaul Medicaid Deborah Yetter, Louisville Courier Journal Published 3:05 p.m. ET July 20, 2018The federal government, once again, wants to know what people think about Gov. Matt Bevin's plan to overhaul Kentucky's Medicaid.Less than a month after a federal judge struck down Bevin's plan …

Kentucky drug overdose deaths jump 11.5 percent in 2017

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Drug overdose deaths in Kentucky are increasing despite a drop in opioid prescriptions and heroin use.A new report from the Kentucky Office of Drug Control Policy says 1,565 people died from drug overdoses in 2017. That's an 11.5 percent increase from 2016. Kentucky overdose deaths have increased by more than 40 …

GENUINE U.S. MARIJUANA PARTY T-SHIRTS From Cave City Kentucky!

GENUINE U.S. MARIJUANA PARTY T-SHIRTS !On April 20th, 2018 I received the following email from “Stripe”.“Thanks for using Stripe.While we hate to give you anything less than a great experience, it does seem that your business is in violation of the Stripe Services Agreement, section A.7.b (“Prohibited Businesses and Activities”). Specifically, we are unable to …

Anti-poverty protest gets constrained at Capitol

For the second week in a row, a group of protesters with the Poor People’s Campaign were denied entry to the State Capitol in large numbers. Only two at a time were allowed to enter the Capitol. By Charles BertramAnti-poverty protest gets constrained at Capitol. State police say why.By Jack BrammerUpdated June 11, 2018 08:35 …

(KY) Judge Weighs Whether Lawmakers Can Revive Dead Legislation

A Kentucky judge is questioning how the state legislature passed a pension overhaul bill that prompted thousands of teachers to protest.June 7, 2018, at 4:13 p.m. By ADAM BEAM, Associated PressFRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky has lots of abandoned private sewer systems causing problems for homeowners. To fix this, a state lawmaker sponsored a bill …

Kentucky State police, coroner accused of smuggling eyeballs

GEORGETOWN, Ky. (AP) -- A Kentucky State Police trooper, a retired State Police colonel and a county coroner have been accused of several crimes including transporting moonshine and eyeballs.News outlets report Scott County Coroner John Goble and retired State Police Lt. Col. Mike Crawford were indicted Thursday on multiple counts of receiving stolen property. The …

Congressional Republicans Block Votes On Hemp Amendments

Published 2 days ago on May 16, 2018 By Tom AngellIn the latest development in a series of anti-cannabis moves, congressional Republican leadership has blocked consideration of several industrial hemp amendments.Supporters were seeking to attach the measures to the large-scale Farm Bill, which sets food and agriculture policy for the country, but the House Rules …

Poor People’s Campaign kicks off in Frankfort

By Forward Kentucky - May 15, 2018The Poor People’s Campaign, a “national call for moral revival,” on Monday launched six weeks of non-violent direct action in state capitols across the country, including in Frankfort.The Poor People’s CampaignA movement started by Martin Luther King over 50 years ago, just before he was assassinated, this modern-day reincarnation  …

Kentucky General Assembly’s 2018 session ends

FRANKFORT -- The Kentucky General Assembly’s 2018 regular session ended this evening, capping off a session in which lawmakers approved the state’s next two-year budget and numerous other measures that will affect people throughout the state.Most new laws – those that come from legislation that don’t contain emergency clauses or different specified effective dates – …

(KY) SENATOR DAVID GIVENS’ LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

For Immediate ReleaseApril 6, 2018SENATOR DAVID GIVENS’ LEGISLATIVE UPDATEAfter a productive 58th day of the 2018 Legislative Session that saw the passing of several significant bills to benefit the Commonwealth, we have now entered a 10-day “veto recess” where Governor Matt Bevin will have the opportunity to sign and veto bills passed by the Kentucky …

A man in Kentucky is suing the commonwealth to be able to use “IM GOD” on his license plate.

Man sues Kentucky for right to "IM GOD' license plateBy: NBC4 Staff FRANKFORT, KY (WCMH) -- A man in Kentucky is suing the commonwealth to be able to use “IM GOD” on his license plate. For more than a decade Ben “Bennie” Hart used the license plate “IM GOD” in Ohio. Hart, who is an …

The gentlemen from Kentucky rise to speak for hemp

By Paul Danish April 5, 2018When U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky) announced last week that he was going to introduce a bill to legalize industrial hemp, there was a sudden collective intake of breath among the nation’s journos, the likes of which hadn’t been heard since the last 4/20 celebration at CU Boulder.Rand …

(KY) Bourbon by mail: Bill would make it possible

For Immediate ReleaseApril 2, 2018Bourbon by mail: Bill would make it possibleFRANKFORT – A measure that would allow direct shipment of alcoholic beverages received final passage today in the state Senate and is on its way to the governor to be signed into law. The measure, known as House Bill 400, is an economic development …

HORSE CAVE (KY) POLICE CHIEF PLEADS THE 5TH, WHEN GLASGOW ATTORNEY ASKS “DID YOU PLANT DRUGS ON MY CLIENT?”

on 03/22/2018 |The Horse Cave Police Department has been in the headlines recently and few details have been released regarding the active FBI investigation into the department.  Initially with pay, later changed to unpaid, Horse Cave Police Chief Sean Henry and Officer Chris Trulock have been placed on administrative leave from the department.This week, in …

Does America Need Another Prison? It may be this rural county’s only chance at survival

By Jon Schuppe Mar 22, 2018WHITESBURG, Ky. — If it wasn’t for his family’s bond to the mountainside where he grew up, Aaron Boggs might have fled by now.His home is Letcher County, a rugged and remote part of eastern Kentucky sustained for generations by a coal industry that now hardly exists. He remains here …

Mitch McConnell wants hemp removed from controlled substance list

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The U.S. Senate's top leader wants to bring hemp production back into the mainstream by removing it from the list of controlled substances.Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Monday that he'll introduce legislation to legalize hemp as an agricultural commodity.The Republican made the announcement in his home state of Kentucky, which …

Proposal for legal medical marijuana held hostage by Kentucky House GOP leadership

Morgan Watkins, Louisville Courier Journal Published 3:20 p.m. ET March 20, 2018 Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes says legislation that would legalize medical marijuana is being held hostage by the state House of Representatives’ Republican leadership.House Bill 166, which is sponsored by a bipartisan group of lawmakers, would let qualifying patients diagnosed with …

(HB 166) Medical Cannabis Revenue Now Directed Towards Pensions

Medical Cannabis Revenue Now Directed Towards PensionsMedical Cannabis As New Source of Revenue for KY & Pensions?Since the 2nd week of #KYGA18 HB166 has been the most viewed & monitored bill in Frankfort. The people want and need medical cannabis.So why is HB166 not moving forward even with having been granted 3 committee hearings, and …

Geoff Young (D) Drops Peaceful, Legal Bomb on Kentucky "Democratic" Party

Geoffrey M Young shared a link.Yesterday at 4:08pmGeoff Young (D) Drops Peaceful, Legal Bomb on Kentucky "Democratic" PartyPlease contact U.S. Attorney Robert M. Duncan, Jr. at the Lexington Main Phone Number: (859) 233-2661 – and leave a message asking him to empanel a federal grand jury to decide whether to indict these 121 suspects.Media Release …

Medical marijuana vote coming Tuesday

BY RONNIE ELLIS CNHI Kentucky FRANKFORT — The state House Judiciary Committee plans a vote Tuesday on authorizing the use of medical marijuana for treatment of chronic pain, side effects of chemotherapy and conditions like multiple sclerosis.The committee heard testimony Monday on House Bill 166, sponsored by Rep. John Sims, R-Flemingsburg, which would allow doctors …

The House Republican budget plan includes a hike in the cigarette tax and a new tax on dosages of opioid drugs…

Plan would raise Kentucky's cigarette tax above $1 per pack to pay for educationTom Loftus, Louisville Courier Journal Published 7:53 p.m. ET Feb. 27, 2018Plan would raise cigarette taxes above $1 per pack to pay for educationFRANKFORT, Ky. — The House Republican budget plan includes a hike in the cigarette tax and a new tax …