2013-2019 Kentucky Marijuana Bills

THE TIMELINE OF KENTUCKY MARIJUANA BILLS 2013-20192019HCR121(BR-1186)Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - introduced in House Moser , Kimberly Poore A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION establishing the Medicinal Marijuana Task Force.https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/19RS/hcr121.htmlSB 80(BR-836) Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - introduced in Senate Sen. Dan Seum [R]Sen. Perry Clark [D]AN ACT relating to the regulation of cannabis and making an appropriation therefor.  …

"There’s not a chance that I would sign a legalization of recreational marijuana," he said.

Actively, since 2012, the State of Kentucky has had various Cannabis Bills in the Legislature.  Before that we had Gatewood Galbraith in all of his glory, who tried, unsuccessfully through a number of elections to help turn this State around.  Unfortunately most of the people who would have voted for him didn’t have voting rights …

(KY) Medical marijuana research resolution clears first hurdle

For Immediate ReleaseFeb. 7, 2019Medical marijuana research resolution clears first hurdleFRANKFORT—A resolution that calls on the federal government to expedite research on the safety and effectiveness of medical marijuana is on its way to full House for a vote.House Concurrent Resolution 5, sponsored by Rep. Danny Bentley, R-Russell, and House Health and Family Services Committee …

Cannabis Activists Prepare For A Day In Frankfort, Kentucky tomorrow

JOIN US IN FRANKFORT!  LOBBY DAY 2019! FEBRUARY 6TH – ALL DAY!2019 KY NORML Lobby Day and Rally in the RotundaPublic · Hosted by KY NORML and 6 othersWednesday, February 6, 2019 at 9:30 AM – 3 PM EST700 Capital Ave, Frankfort, KY 40601-3448, United StatesLINK TO EVENT ON FACEBOOKKY4MM Tunnel TalkPublic · Hosted by …

(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 Marijuana Bills 2019

The following information is taken from Bill Watch on Kentucky.Gov.  The link above will allow you to register to view this information in it’s entirety.As well, much information can be accessed through the Kentucky Legislature at this link.Tuesday, January 8, 2019, Introduced in Senate by Dan Malano Seum;SB 80(BR-836) AN ACT relating to the regulation of …

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 …

(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 …

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 …

Those who overdose on heroin or other opioid drugs in Kentucky’s largest population areas would be immediately detained by first responders and taken to a hospital under a bill that has passed the House.

For Immediate ReleaseMarch 20, 2018Opioid overdose bill goes to SenateFRANKFORT—Those who overdose on heroin or other opioid drugs in Kentucky’s largest population areas would be immediately detained by first responders and taken to a hospital under a bill that has passed the House. House Bill 428, sponsored by Rep. Kimberly Poore Moser, R-Taylor Mill, would …

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 …

(KY) According to the Office of Drug Control Policy, in 2016, approximately 561,000 plants were eradicated in the Commonwealth, over $745,000 worth of assets were seized…

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 concerns. In your correspondence, you expressed your thoughts on rescheduling marijuana from its current status as a Schedule I controlled …

Sen. Rand Paul, Rep. Massie support medical cannabis

03/12/2018 03:09 PMby Michon LindstromTwo members of congress are voicing their support for medical cannabis in Kentucky. Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, D-Kentucky, took to Twitter to reveal that U.S. Senator Rand Paul, R-Kentucky, and U.S. Representative Thomas Massie, R-Garrison, announced their support for the measure after receiving letters from Kentucky Senator Albert Robinson, …

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 …