James Higdon’s "The Cornbread Mafia: A Homegrown Syndicate’s Code of Silence and the Biggest Marijuana Bust in American History"

press release April 16, 2012, 3:57 p.m. EDT James Higdon's "The Cornbread Mafia: A Homegrown Syndicate's Code of Silence and the Biggest Marijuana Bust in American History" Available This Week NEW YORK, NY, Apr 16, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- ATTENTION JOURNALISTS AND PRODUCERS: 4/20 -- "The Pot Holiday" -- is this week! James Higdon …

RE: Chuck Byrnes from HempRock Radio “Burnman”…

        High Everyone. We're sad to say our friend and fellow activist, Chuck 'the Burnman' Byrnes from HempRock Radio and TV, is loosing his battle with cancer! I know he'd love to hear from you all so we're asking those of you who can't visit him or reach him by phone, to …

When the cops subpoena your Facebook information, here’s what Facebook sends the cops

Published Apr 06 2012, 08:30 AM by Carly Carioli This week's Boston Phoenix cover story -- Hunting the Craigslist Killer: An Untold Detective Story from the Digital Frontier -- would not have been possible without access to a huge trove of case files released by the Boston Police Department. Many of those documents have never …

Jack Conway and his view on why we shouldn’t legalize HEMP!

Uploaded by Derek5141 on Sep 6, 2010 Jack embarrasses himself July 22 at the Kentucky Farm Bureau by using the discredited "gateway" theory to justify the continued senseless prohibition on the farming of industrial hemp, which is allowed in just about every other industrialized nation in the world except the United States. If Jack truly …

Scheme to mail large quantities of Oxycodone from Florida to Kentucky

Office of the Attorney GeneralAttorney General Conway Announces Guilty Verdict in Scheme to Mail Prescription Pills from Florida to Kentucky Press Release Date:Thursday, April 05, 2012 Revision Date:Thursday, April 05, 2012 Contact Information:Shelley Catharine Johnson Deputy Communications Director502-696-5659 (office) Attorney General Jack Conway and his Office of Special Prosecutions today announced the conviction of a …

Action Alert: Legalize Medical Marijuana in Kentucky

    SENATE BILL 129 The Gatewood Galbraith Memorial Medical Marijuana Act Legalize Medical Marijuana in Kentucky · Changes Marijuana from Schedule I to Schedule II · Allows qualified patients to possess 5 ounces and to grow 5 plants · Requires State Pharmacy board to set up rules for distribution · Allows Physicians to prescribe …

Redistricting information

Secretary of StateSecretary of State to Certify Candidates on Monday, February 27, 2012 Press Release Date:Friday, February 24, 2012 Contact Information:Lynn Sowards ZellenDirector of CommunicationsSecretary of State Alison Lundergan GrimesCell: 502-330-9839Email: [email protected] Today, the Kentucky Supreme Court affirmed the Franklin Circuit Court’s order that state legislative races for the 2012 election cycle shall be conducted …

Cannabis Science, Inc. Begins Pre-Production of Groundbreaking Cannabis Television Documentary

press release March 13, 2012, 11:29 a.m. EDT COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Mar 13, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Cannabis Science, Inc. CBIS -15.68% , a pioneering U.S. biotech company developing pharmaceutical cannabis (marijuana) products, is excited to be embarking on a medical marijuana documentary project. Pre-production of this groundbreaking educational film is currently underway. Many documentaries …

Legislators Discuss Industrial Hemp

Rosalind Turner Mar 07 |13:38 PM FRANKFORT, KY (3/7/12) – Senator Joey Pendleton, D-Hopkinsville, joined members of the House of Representatives Terry Mills, D-Lebanon, W. Keith Hall, D-Pikeville, and Richard Henderson, D-Jeffersonville, today to discuss legalizing industrial hemp at the House Agriculture and Small Business Committee meeting. Senator Pendleton has sponsored for the fourth year, …

Indiana Bill On Resisting Police Wins Approval

INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indiana Senate has approved a bill laying out when residents might be legally justified in using force against police officers. The Senate voted 38-12 Friday night in favor of the bill that is in response to a public uproar over a state Supreme Court ruling that residents couldn't resist officers even during …

‘Kentucky Cares’ campaign surpasses $400,000

'Kentucky Cares' campaign surpasses $400,000 Today's Kentucky Cares Telethon in partnership with the American Red Cross, WKYT, Clear Channel Radio, the Lexington-Herald Leader, and UK IMG Sports Marketing raised $404,682. Money raised as part of the Kentucky Cares campaign will support Red Cross relief efforts in Eastern Kentucky.  "Financial support is critical as we begin …

Lawmakers promote hemp as cash crop in Kentucky Associated Press

      FRANKFORT, Ky. — Lawmakers have grown bolder in their push to allow farmers to grow hemp in Kentucky, a Bible-belt state where the issue was once considered politically taboo. Growing hemp is illegal under federal law, but supporters want to lift the state ban with hopes of Kentucky becoming a leading grower …

Wait Until 2014: Marijuana Legalization All But Dead in California

By Chris Roberts Fri., Mar. 9 2012 at 5:00 AM   Union Pulls Plug on Medical Reform, Other Ballot Measures Starved For Cash; Legislature, Ammiano Last Hope for Reform Now Nobody likes to celebrate with a loss, but for the medical marijuana movement, 2010 and the historic defeat of semi-legalization measure Proposition 19 already look …