Kentucky Commission on Military Affairs Office of the Governor

Kentucky Commission on Military AffairsOffice of the GovernorMEDIA ADVISORYContact: Zach [email protected] NoticeKentucky Commission on Military Affairs - Executive CommitteeFRANKFORT, Ky. (June 9, 2017) - The Executive Committee of the Kentucky Commission on Military Affairs will meet next week in Frankfort.Who:Kentucky Commission on Military AffairsWhat:Executive Committee MeetingWhen:Tuesday, June 1310:00 a.m. (EDT)Where:Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs1111 Louisville …

Senator Ron Wyden and Representatives Earl Blumenauer and Jared Polis have introduced legislation in the House and Senate — The Marijuana Revenue and Regulation Act —

Marijuana Treated Like Alcohol? Legislation Filed In Senate and House by NORML March 30, 2017 Senator Ron Wyden and Representatives Earl Blumenauer and Jared Polis have introduced legislation in the House and Senate — The Marijuana Revenue and Regulation Act — to permit states to establish their own marijuana regulatory policies free from federal interference. …

(KY) Who is this legislature working for?

March 14, 2017 As this session of the General Assembly winds down, its recurring theme has been the transfer of power to those who already have it. The dramatic rush of legislation in early January produced the new Republican majority’s crown jewel, a right-to-work law weakening the labor unions that represent Kentucky workers. Since then, …

(2017) 60th session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (UNODC)

    Aldo Lale-Demoz @AldoLale UNODC Deputy Executive Director & Director, Division for Operations unodc.org PRESS RELEASE Alternative development can release farmers from the poverty trap of illicit crop cultivation   Related Stories Remarks of UNODC Executive Director at the Security Council Ministerial Open Debate on Trafficking in Persons in Conflict Situations: Forced labour, slavery …

Where key bills stand with seven workdays left in the 2017 General Assembly

By John Cheves [email protected] Frankfort The 2017 General Assembly enters its final phase Monday as Republican leaders prepare for Gov. Matt Bevin a stack of legislation on university funding, religious expression, medical malpractice, workers’ compensation and many other subjects. The Kentucky House and Senate are scheduled to continue passing bills through Wednesday, then recess until …

Kentucky approves 12,800 acres for hemp planting in 2017, tripling the previous year’s figures

Growers must pass background check WCPO Staff 6:46 AM, Jan 6, 2017 FRANKFORT, Ky. -- The Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA) has approved 209 applications from growers who have been approved to cultivate up to 12,800 acres of industrial hemp for research purposes in 2017, nearly tripling the number of acres that were approved for …

Kentucky Bill Would Legalize Medical Marijuana, Take Step to Nullify Federal Prohibition

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Dec. 13, 2016) – A Kentucky Senate bill slated for introduction in 2017 would legalize medical marijuana for qualifying patients in the state, effectively nullifying the unconstitutional federal prohibition on the same. Pre-filed by Sen. Perry B. Clark (D-Louisville), BR409 would “protect patients with debilitating medical conditions, as well as their practitioners and …

Senator Perry Clark has pre-filed a bill for the 2017 legislative season that pertains to legalizing marijuana in the state …

    Almost one year after filing the Cannabis Freedom Act, Kentucky State Senator Perry Clark has pre-filed a bill for the 2017 legislative season that pertains to legalizing marijuana in the state. Filed on December 6 for the January, 2017, legislative season, the new bill is called the Cannabis Compassion Act and is filed …

Kentucky Marijuana Legalization Not In Pre-Filed Bills For 2017

Across America, Election Day showed strong support for marijuana legalization, but can Kentucky expect the same in 2017? While Kentucky had some promise in 2016 that legalizing marijuana was in the works, they did not join the eight states that voted for either recreational or medical marijuana on November 8. According to Marijuana Policy Project, …

Senator Reginald L. Thomas 2017 Legislative Session Questionnaire

Dear Friend, When the Kentucky General Assembly convenes on January 3, 2017, legislators will be making decisions about public policy that affects you and your family. As your State Senator, I value your opinion and want your input on some issues that may be addressed in the 2017 Session. Please take a few minutes to …

KY: Industrial Hemp Research Pilot Program now taking applications for 2017

New measures set to enable sustained growth of the program FRANKFORT (October 11, 2016) — Kentuckians interested in participating in the industrial hemp research pilot program in 2017 are invited to submit an application with the Kentucky Department of Agriculture. “The pilot research program will continue to build on the successes of the previous administration …

(KY) Calendar set for General Assembly’s 2017 session

    FRANKFORT— (Left to Right) Sen. Perry Clark, D-Louisville, discusses future legislation on medical marijuana as Sen. Morgan McGarvey, D-Louisville, listens during the July 8th meeting of the Interim Joint Committee on Licensing and Occupations. FRANKFORT – The 2017 Regular Session of the Kentucky General Assembly is scheduled to begin on Jan. 3 and …