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 …

"There’s not a chance that I would sign a legalization of recreational marijuana," he said.

Actively, since 2012, the State of Kentucky has had various Cannabis Bills in the Legislature.  Before that we had Gatewood Galbraith in all of his glory, who tried, unsuccessfully through a number of elections to help turn this State around.  Unfortunately most of the people who would have voted for him didn’t have voting rights …

Schumer to introduce bill to decriminalize marijuana

By Sophie Tatum and Veronica Stracqualursi, CNNWashington (CNN)   Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer plans to propose legislation decriminalizing marijuana on a federal level.While Schumer, who was elected to the Senate two decades ago, has been supportive of medicinal marijuana, he has now "evolved" his thinking on recreational marijuana."The time has come to decriminalize marijuana," the …

“…Either you want your freedoms restored, or you don’t.”

Kevin JamesYesterday at 10:59am · I want to thank the non informed for the Cannabis Act... you're insistence that legal is best is the gift earned.I spoke for years about repeal vs legal...-- now I'm done & another wayseer abandons the masses due to tirednessEither you want your freedoms restored, or you don't. Most people …

Why the Marijuana Justice Act legalizes marijuana the right way

By Jim Patterson, Opinion Contributor - 08/16/17 02:10 PM EDTEarlier this month, Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) introduced the Marijuana Justice Act. To some, this bill may look like another liberal attempt to push for widespread legalization of marijuana across the country. But for those of us who work in this industry and understand the complexities …

Marijuana reforms flood state legislatures

By Reid Wilson - 01/13/17 Legislators in more than a dozen states have introduced measures to loosen laws restricting access to or criminalizing marijuana, a rush of legislative activity that supporters hope reflects a newfound willingness by public officials to embrace a trend toward legalization. The gamut covered by measures introduced in the early days …

Ian Bell: Let’s end the war on drugs by making them legal

IT could be a pub quiz question. What do Armenia and Argentina have in common? The Czech Republic and Chile? Paraguay and Poland? The answer isn’t football. Each has decided, in some fashion, that if you just say no to drugs, you say nothing useful at all. Depending on the definitions used, there are between …