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 …

VA says it won’t study medical marijuana’s effect on veterans

The Department of Veterans Affairs says it will not conduct research into whether medical marijuana could help veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and chronic pain, as veterans groups are pushing for the use of the drug as an alternative to opioids and anti-depressants.In a letter to U.S. Rep. Tim Walz (D-Minn.), Department of Veterans …

More than 100,000 young men from across the United States trained at Camp Zachary Taylor in Louisville before being shipped overseas to fight in the Great War

Lawmakers hear plans for state’s WWI centennial observancesFRANKFORT – More than 100,000 young men from across the United States trained at Camp Zachary Taylor in Louisville before being shipped overseas to fight in the Great War.To highlight Kentucky’s contribution World War I, a life-replica of one of the camp’s barracks will be on display at …

Pot forces come out in NKY

NKY groups for and against legal marijuana get their word out early. (Photo: The Enquirer/Amanda Rossmann) Talk about legalizing marijuana didn't stop at Ohio's southern border. Just weeks after voters rejected the issue that would have made marijuana legal in Ohio, Northern Kentuckians for and against the idea for the commonwealth are voicing their opinions …

Why Are So Many Veterans on Death Row?

By Jeffrey Toobin The death penalty has always provided a window into the darkest corners of American life. Every pathology that infects the nation as a whole—racism, most notably—also affects our decisions about whom to execute. A new report from the Death Penalty Information Center adds a new twist to this venerable pattern. The subject …

US Senators Cast First-Ever Vote In Favor of Medical Marijuana Access

May 26, 2015 via NORML’s Deputy Director, Paul Armentano: The majority of the US Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday cast votes in favor of expanding medical cannabis access to United States veterans. The committee vote marks the first time that a majority of any body of the US Senate has ever decided in favor of …

THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SENTENCES VIETNAM VETERAN TO DEATH FOR USING MARIJUANA MEDICALLY

        Written by:  Cindy Spencer                           USMjParty Virginia   July 27, 2013   What ever happened to the land of the free? He was certainly one of the brave. There was no judge or jury. No trial. Just a death sentence. Handed down by Uncle Sam.         Let’s go back a few …

Malnourished Veteran Pleads For Help From VA

By: Kayla Vanover - Email BOWLING GREEN, Ky (WBKO) -- An Army veteran, living right here in Bowling Green, is being denied full benefits while suffering from a surgery that he says was performed in error. Frank Coursey has not eaten solid food in nearly three years. As if this is not enough strain on …

New Kentucky program helps veterans start farming

BEREA, KY. — Starting next month, Kentucky residents may see a new label on vegetables and farm products: Homegrown by Heroes. The label is part of a movement to help interested veterans learn to farm. Michael Lewis, the director of the Growing Warriors program, said farming helped both him and his brother after leaving the …