Kentucky: New laws go into effect July 15

    For Immediate Release July 11, 2016 New laws go into effect July 15 FRANKFORT -- New laws approved during the Kentucky General Assembly's 2016 regular session go into effect on July 15. Among the over 90 new laws taking effect this week is legislation to allow Kentucky’s courts to permanently seal the criminal …

UK Industrial Hemp Field Day August 11th

Industrial Hemp Contacts: Below you will find a message from the UK industrial hemp research team regarding their field day on August 11.  Please contact the individuals listed below if you have any questions. Thanks, Doris The 2016 UK industrial hemp research field day will be held Thursday 11 August.    The event is free …

Kentucky Legislative Update

    Legislative Update Submitted by Senator Reginald Thomas Now that the 2016 Legislative Session is behind us, I would like to update you on some of the accomplishments made by the Kentucky General Assembly over the past several months.  Most importantly, we fulfilled our constitutional mandate by approving an executive, legislative and judicial budget. …

Kentucky comes up short of falling in line with current mainstream Cannabis reform – once again

April 17, 2016 Sheree Krider   http://www.lrc.ky.gov/record/16RS/SB136/SCS1.pdf   The Kentucky General Assembly’s 2016 regular session ended on Friday, April 15 and once again the people's requests were ignored. There were a total of five Cannabis and Hemp Bills introduced into this Legislature and not one of them made it. Here is the short list of …

Kentucky General Assembly’s 2016 session ends

Due to technical difficulties, this news release didn’t reach all of our subscribers last night. Apologies if you’ve already received it. -- RW For Immediate Release April 16, 2016 Kentucky General Assembly’s 2016 session ends FRANKFORT -- The Kentucky General Assembly’s 2016 regular session ended on Friday, April 15, shortly before midnight, capping off a …

DEADLINE 4/17: The UN and Drug Policy Reform and YOU

    STOP THE DRUG WAR! Dear reformer: I need your help this week. On Tuesday the "UN General Assembly on the World Drug Problem" (UNGASS) begins in New York, the UN's highest-level drug policy session in 18 years. I'm writing to ask you three things: 1) Sign our Change.org petition to President Obama calling …

Gary Johnson predicts Obama will reclassify marijuana on way out of office

  By David Sherfinski - The Washington Times - Tuesday, March 29, 2016 Former New Mexico Gov. and 2016 Libertarian White House hopeful Gary Johnson says he thinks President Obama is going to remove marijuana from the government’s “Schedule I” list of narcotics considered particularly harmful and addictive on his way out of office. “It’s …

McConnell on State of the Union

By WBKO Newsroom | Posted: Tue 1:12 PM, Jan 12, 2016 WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made the following remarks on the Senate floor today regarding the President’s State of the Union tonight: “Tonight, we will welcome President Obama to the Capitol for his State of the Union address. “It’s his …

Many ways for citizens to follow (Kentucky) General Assembly’s 2016 session

For Immediate Release January 5, 2016 FRANKFORT – When the Kentucky Senate and House of Representatives are gaveled into order at noon today, Kentuckians will have many ways to stay connected to action throughout the 2016 legislative session. The Kentucky Legislature Home Page (www.lrc.ky.gov) is updated daily to provide the latest legislative information. Web surfers …

CRIS ERICSON, VERMONT, 2016

I added a few links with http://usmjparty.com to my latest post on my political website, here and there and at the end http://democracy.com/vermont scroll down to this post: STILL, THE PISCATAWAY HAVE NO FEDERAL RECOGNITION IN 2015. https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/6995524552/ Negro boy Jim and Native American Indian history. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Piscataway_tribe Piscataway Indian Nation, United States ( Maryland) once …

Advocates push for marijuana legalization in 2016

      By Christian M. Wade Statehouse reporter BOSTON — Emboldened by victories in other states and recent polls showing widespread support, advocates of legalized marijuana are preparing to put the question to Massachusetts voters in 2016. Supporters of legalization say they are drafting legislation to allow recreational pot cultivation and use, with a …