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 …

New Congressional Marijuana Bill Is Actually Numbered H.R. 420

Tom Angell Contributor In a hat tip to marijuana culture, lawmakers on Capitol Hill have officially reserved the number H.R. 420 for a bill that would dramatically change federal cannabis laws.420, of course, is a special number for marijuana enthusiasts, who celebrate the plant extra hard every April 20.The new bill filed in the House …

The Coming War: Securing Our Right to Grow our own Cannabis from the Global Corporations

Bruce Cain·Saturday, June 9, 201850 years ago (1968) I was a young Unitarian Hippie of 14 years of age. Despite the Viet Nam War the Hippie Era was well underway, throughout the entire planet. There was a widely held feeling that us Hippies were about the change the world for the better. If you were …

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 …

Russia Says Canada Weed Legalization Is a ‘Breach’ of International Legal Obligations

By Jason Lemon On 6/25/18Russia has come out strongly against Canada’s decision to legalize recreational marijuana, calling the move a “breach” of its “international legal obligations.”The Russian Foreign Ministry said that a number of international conventions, to which Canada is a signatory, require privy nations to restrict the use of cannabis and other drugs to …

To acknowledge that the War on Drugs has been a failed policy…

Text: H.Res.933 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)There is one version of the bill.Text available as:XML/HTML XML/HTML (new window)TXTPDF (PDF provides a complete and accurate display of this text.) Tip?Shown Here:Introduced in House (06/12/2018)115th CONGRESS2d SessionH. RES. 933To acknowledge that the War on Drugs has been a failed policy in achieving the goal of …

Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) introduced a bipartisan bill on Thursday that would allow states to regulate marijuana without federal interference.

Warren and Gardner, who both represent states with legal recreational pot, introduced the legislation, known as Strengthening the Tenth Amendment Through Entrusting States (STATES) Act, as a response to the Trump administration's hard-line stance against the drug.  The bill would amend the Controlled Substances Act to include a framework that says it no longer applies …

Marijuana’s effects on young brains diminish 72 hours after use, research says

By Mark Lieber, CNNUpdated 11:17 AM ET, Wed April 18, 2018 (CNN)Marijuana is notorious for slowing certain cognitive functions such as learning, memory and attention span (maybe that's why they call it "dope"?). But new research in young people suggests that these cognitive effects, while significant, may not persist for very long, even among chronic …

Martellus Bennett: ‘About 89%’ of NFL players use marijuana

A.J. Perez, USA TODAY Sports Published 7:13 p.m. ET April 11, 2018Estimates on the percentage of NFL players who use marijuana have been made, but recently retired tight end Martellus Bennett pinned the number pretty high. “I want to say about 89%,” Bennett said on a Bleacher Report podcast hosted by Chris Simms and Adam …

International Drug Scheduling; … Cannabis Plant and Resin; Extracts and Tinctures of Cannabis; Delta-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol; …Cannabidiol; Request for Comments…

International Drug Scheduling; Convention on Psychotropic Substances; Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs; Cannabis Plant and Resin; Extracts and Tinctures of Cannabis; Delta-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol; Stereoisomers of Tetrahydrocannabinol; Cannabidiol; Request for CommentsA Notice by the Food and Drug Administration on 04/09/2018This document has a comment period that ends in 13 days. (04/23/2018) The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) …

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 …

When marijuana was legal in Michigan: 22 days in 1972

Ryan A. Huey, for the Lansing State Journal Published 7:30 a.m. ET Feb. 8, 2018 John Sinclair, “Michigan’s hippie king,” walked out of Jackson’s State Prison of Southern Michigan on Dec. 13, 1971 after serving two-and-a-half years of what might have been a 10-year prison sentence for marijuana possession.Surrounded by a cheering crowd, a television …

Dan Seum files SB 80 –

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WDRB) -- A powerful Kentucky senator believes marijuana can reap a harvest of cash for the state’s budget.Sen. Dan Seum is the highest ranking lawmaker to get behind the campaign to legalize marijuana. Seum, chairman of the Senate Majority GOP caucus, said it will help grow the state's bottom line.“We've been too late …

Sen. Cory Booker was LIVE!

Cory Booker was live.I’m excited to join Representatives Barbara Lee and Ro Khanna right now for a live press call announcing the House introduction of the #MarijuanaJusticeAct—a bill that I introduced in the Senate late last year.The Marijuana Justice Act aims to end the federal prohibition on of marijuana in the United States by legalizing …

House Bill 166 filed for medical cannabis legalization

JOSHUA SAMMONS [email protected] 11, 2018FRANKFORT -- A medical cannabis bill acquired support and has officially been submitted to the House of Representatives on Wednesday.State Rep. John Sims is the primary bill sponsor with State Rep. Alan Gentry as a cosponsor. Sims said that he stands behind the bill because of research and studies that show …