DEA Data Show Kentucky Has Highest Rate of Illicit Marijuana Plants in US

Monday, Nov. 11, 2019 | Author: ProCon.orgKentucky, where both recreational and medical marijuana are illegal, grows more illicit marijuana plants per 100,000 people than any other state, according to DEA data analyzed by American Addiction Centers. In 2018, the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) eradicated 418,076 cannabis plants in Kentucky, about 9,356 plants per 100,000 …

The great race to become the World’s weed supplier

Submitted by Marijuana News on Fri, 10/11/2019Companies vying to be the biggest cannabis producer in America or Canada are wasting their time and suffering from a crippling lack of vision. The real play is to make a bid to become the worldwide leader in global cannabis exports — like firms in Jamaica and Lesotho as …

Amid regulatory uncertainty and global demand, China’s hemp industry is booming

Submitted by Marijuana News on Tue, 10/08/2019 - 10:38China has a zero tolerance approach to marijuana (along with numerous other drugs), yet surprisingly it is the world’s largest producer of hemp, and also the world’s largest exporter of this increasingly lucrative plant. While chances of medical marijuana being legalized in China are seemingly next to …

DEA Announces Steps Necessary to Improve Access to Marijuana Research

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMonday, August 26, 2019DEA Announces Steps Necessary to Improve Access to Marijuana Research The Drug Enforcement Administration today announced that it is moving forward to facilitate and expand scientific and medical research for marijuana in the United States. The DEA is providing notice of pending applications from entities applying to be registered to …

These marijuana cases will no longer be prosecuted by the Jefferson County (KY) attorney

Joe Sonka, Louisville Courier Journal Published 9:15 a.m. ET Aug. 28, 2019 Possession of a small amount of marijuana will no longer be prosecuted in Jefferson County when that is the only or primary charge, the county attorney's office will announce Wednesday.Jefferson County Attorney Mike O'Connell is expected to detail the new strategy at a …

The Cannabis Catch-Up: Is Your CBD the Real Deal?

By SASHA GOLDSTEINLUKE EASTMANSo many CBD choices...Much has been written about cannabidiol. Is it a miracle cure for all ailments? Snake oil? Something in-between?That’s all well and good. But there’s a more important question that should be asked first when evaluating a CBD product: Is there any CBD in it at all?The folks over at …

2013-2019 Kentucky Marijuana Bills

THE TIMELINE OF KENTUCKY MARIJUANA BILLS 2013-20192019HCR121(BR-1186)Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - introduced in House Moser , Kimberly Poore A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION establishing the Medicinal Marijuana Task Force.https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/19RS/hcr121.htmlSB 80(BR-836) Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - introduced in Senate Sen. Dan Seum [R]Sen. Perry Clark [D]AN ACT relating to the regulation of cannabis and making an appropriation therefor.  …

“Any displays, sale or solicitation of CBD oil is illegal and individuals involved are subject to federal investigation and prosecution.”

CBD oil, sold in stores throughout Ohio, is illegal and can carry a felony charge By Shannon Houser | October 9, 2018 at 9:49 PM EST - Updated October 10 at 11:26 AM CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - CBD oil is available online, in every state and is commonly found on store shelves across Northeast Ohio; …

Anita Maddux, 50, was charged with a felony for possessing a 10-milliliter sample bottle of cannabidiol (CBD)

One woman faces charges for hemp-derived cannabidiol oil despite its recent presence in local grocers JACKSON HOLE, WY – A woman driving through Jackson, Wyoming, on her way to Montana left with a life-changing souvenir. On July 8, Anita Maddux, 50, was charged with a felony for possessing a 10-milliliter sample bottle of cannabidiol (CBD) …

“We will be introducing an ordinance for the Louisville Metro Council’s consideration that makes cannabis possession the lowest law enforcement priority of the Louisville (KY) Metro Police Department.”

Tom Rector Jr.4 hrs · It's official!We will be introducing an ordinance for the Louisville Metro Council's consideration that makes cannabis possession the lowest law enforcement priority of the Louisville Metro Police Department.The Louisville Metro Council meeting is Thursday August 9th at 6 p.m. at 600 West Jefferson in downtown Louisville. This is the next …

World’s First Non-Cannabis CBD Oil Is High on Hops

Nick Maahs | July 28, 2018 | 5:56amCannabidiol enthusiasm is reaching a fever pitch in Colorado. Consumers snarf CBD down in doughnuts, slurp it up with CBD-infused lattes, lather it on with lotions, gulp it down in capsules and, of course, puff it the old-fashioned way with high-CBD pot strains. But while the CBD craze …

Kentucky drug overdose deaths jump 11.5 percent in 2017

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Drug overdose deaths in Kentucky are increasing despite a drop in opioid prescriptions and heroin use.A new report from the Kentucky Office of Drug Control Policy says 1,565 people died from drug overdoses in 2017. That's an 11.5 percent increase from 2016. Kentucky overdose deaths have increased by more than 40 …

What Is Legal and What Is Not??? “I was arrested for multiple felonies…in KNOX County Tennessee for possessing Industrial Hemp”

Please view video above.Following the passing of the 2014 Farm bill, the Kentucky Department of Agriculture launched the Industrial Hemp Research Program that would allow farmers and processors to begin the development of an industry. LINKThere has been some disconcerting news showing up on social      media in the past few days.  It seems the DEA …

(GOV) DO NOT tell me that there is no evidence to say that Cannabis has Medical Value! How long will mankind have to suffer for sins of the people who put into action this genocide against us?

I am not a “legalizer”.  I will hold out for “repeal” of the Treaties and Statutes which made the cannabis plant “controlled schedule I” – to begin with - to grow on my own property, and consume in the manner in which I see fit, for  myself AND my family.  No one has the right …

Why do They feel the need to steal from us?

(Originally posted on Oct 14, 2017)Any way that you look at it, none of it passes the “smell test”!From Robert Weber of the Kentucky Legislative Research Commission came the following account of  a meeting of both the Interim Joint Committee on Health and Welfare and Family Services, and the Medicaid Oversight and Advisory Committee.  The …