Gov. Beshear angry over unfinished RX bill…

Kentucky governor angry he has to call lawmakers back to fund road work, pass other bill In addition to not funding the road work, the Legislature didn't finish work on a prescription bill. (Associated Press: JOHN FLAVELL By ROGER ALFORD, The Associated Press 4/13/2012 FRANKFORT, Ky. — A furious Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear sharply criticized …

Reply from Senator Rand Paul‏

April 12, 2012 Dear Ms. Krider, Thank you for contacting me regarding the legalization of marijuana. I appreciate hearing your thoughts on this issue. The Ending Federal Prohibition on Marijuana Act of 2011 (H.R. 2306) would amend the Controlled Substances Act to remove marijuana from the list of substances illegal under the Act, except that …

Statement from Attorney General Jack Conway on HB 4

Office of the Attorney General Statement from Attorney General Jack Conway on HB 4 Press Release Date: Friday, April 13, 2012 Revision Date: Friday, April 13, 2012 (Revised to correct date of the special session.)  Contact Information: Shelley Catharine Johnson Deputy Communications Director 502-696-5659 (office) "It is certainly disappointing that lawmakers were unable to pass …

Hemp advocates say support is growing for crop in Kentucky

Bruce Schreiner/The Associated Press Posted:   04/11/2012 01:59:34 AM PDT LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Hemp isn't legal in Kentucky yet, but the eclectic mix of people at a recent seminar in Lexington was evidence that support for the versatile plant may be taking root. One by one, elected officials stepped forward to promote the virtues of hemp …

RE: THE PADUCAH GASEOUS DIFFUSION PLANT “CLEANUP”

  There are several issue’s pertaining to the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant and it’s cleanup.  The story immediately below appeared on April 5th.   Reporter - Jason HibbsPhotojournalist - Mason Watkins MCCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. — People can't see it, taste it or even smell it but they know it's underground, and it can be deadly. …

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 …

War On Drugs Has Long Been Lost

By Joseph Fraser Posted: 12:00am on Mar 31, 2012 We call ourselves a free country, yet it is illegal to use marijuana on a recreational basis. Seriously? Think about this, marijuana funds 60 percent of illegal drug operations across the United States. This market dictated by violence and extortion is really an unregulated form of …

When It Comes To Marijuana Prohibition, The April Fool’s Day Joke Is On Us

    OREGON--(ENEWSPF)--April 1, 2012.  Ending marijuana prohibition is a serious issue. However, politicians are rarely willing to take the issue seriously. Some of the stuff that comes out of their mouths would suggest that they are joking, but they are completely serious. I read a media report that exemplifies the stupidity that permeates the …

Richard Lee is giving up his downtown Oakland-based pot businesses after a federal raid bankrupted him.

Above:  U.S. marshals stand at the entrance of Oaksterdam University in Oakland, Calif., on Monday, April 2, 2012. The federal agents raided the medical marijuana training school at the heart of California's pot legalization movement. (AP Photo/Noah Berger) OAKLAND, Calif.—The founder of a Northern California medical marijuana training school said Friday he was giving up …

POW Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl US Army Captured Afghanistan 6/30/2009

Diane Gibbons Malanga     For those who do not know this following information     POW Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl     On July 18, 2009, the Taliban released a video showing they had captured Bergdahl. In the video, Bergdahl appeared downcast and frightened. A Department of Defense statement issued on July 19 confirmed that Bergdahl was declared …

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 …

HEMP FOR KENTUCKY!

Thursday, April 5, 2012 Hemp supporters say support growing in Kentucky In this summer, 1952, photo hemp plants growing wild on a lot in downtown Louisville, Ky., are killed with chemical spray. Efforts to restore the crop that decades ago was a major industry in Kentucky appear to be growing despite the defeat of another …