How Kentucky’s Members Of Congress Are Responding To The CBO’s Health Bill Score

Originally published on May 25, 2017 10:08 am The Republican legislation that would repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act – also known as Obamacare – would reduce the federal deficit by $119 billion. But that would come at the expense of 23 million people who would not be able to afford health insurance over …

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Milwaukee Inmate Died After Being Deprived of Water for 7 Days

Milwaukee Inmate Died After Being Deprived of Water for 7 Days By DANIEL VICTORAPRIL 25, 2017   Terrill Thomas had bipolar disorder, a lawyer for his estate said. Inmates, correction officers and investigators are testifying in Milwaukee this week to help determine whether jail employees will be charged with abuse in the dehydration death of …

Teen denied double-lung transplant after smoking marijuana

  Salt Lake City, UT (KSL/CNN) -- Up until Thanksgiving, Riley Hancey led a pretty normal life; the 19-year-old was an avid skier, river runner and biker. But then a severe form of pneumonia left him with failing lungs and nowhere to turn for help. Within 10 days of being hospitalized, Riley Hancey's lungs collapsed …

Kentucky congressman says ‘Hell No’ to Obamacare replacement bill

By Fernando Alfonso III falfonso@herald-leader.com A tweet from a Northern Kentucky congressman went viral Wednesday afternoon after he used his voting card to double down on his disdain for the American Health Care Act, the Republicans’ attempt to replace Obamacare. Rep. Thomas Massie’s tweet features a photo of his “new” voting card and the words …

Can we make humans healthier by growing healthier places?

Narina Walls 2 hrs · From Harvard University Healthcare and quite an interesting read. Also as it is related to women can explain why so many women flourish in Tepoztlan where I lie and where we are at a higher altitude , though on ground and not up the mountain, lower to Mexico City's altitude …

In chaotic scene, Rand Paul demands to see the House GOP’s Obamacare repeal bill

By Lauren Fox and Phil Mattingly, CNN Updated 3:25 PM ET, Thu March 2, 2017 Senator demands to see 'secret' Obamacare bill 01:59 Story highlights Some House Republicans were being granted a chance to review an Obamacare repeal draft GOP leadership has taken a new level of caution with their Obamacare legislation (CNN)  Kentucky Republican …

Democrats Call For Attorney General Sessions To Resign

March 2, 20175:08 AM ET Heard on Morning Edition Democratic leaders want Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign after news reports that he met with Russia's ambassador to the U.S. twice last year. STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: Attorney General Jeff Sessions is defending his meetings with a Russian diplomat The Washington Post reports Sessions met twice …

Morgellons Disease Scientifically Proven to Occur in Dogs

Charles E. Holman Morgellons Disease Foundation Announces Collaborative Study Linking Skin Condition to Canine Lyme Disease The finding of skin lesions similar to Morgellons disease, first in cattle and now in dogs, confirms that the skin disease is not a delusion, as some have maintained. Marianne Middelveen AUSTIN, TX (PRWEB) OCTOBER XX, 2016 (PRWEB) (PRWEB) …

Mother fighting to save daughter through medical marijuana

By MELISSA REINERT The Kentucky Enquirer WILLIAMSTOWN, Ky. Tiffany Wigginton Carnal is in the fight of her life to save her daughter. Lyndi Carnal, 17, has Crohn's Disease, an inflammatory bowel disease that causes inflammation of the lining of the digestive tract, which can lead to abdominal pain, severe diarrhea, fatigue, weight loss and malnutrition. …

The Health Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids: The Current State of Evidence and Recommendations for Research (2017)

THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES PRESS HAS RELEASED A NEW RESEARCH BOOK REGARDING THE HEALTH EFFECTS OF CANNABIS.  PLEASE USE LINK PROVIDED TO REVIEW.     Description Significant changes have taken place in the policy landscape surrounding cannabis legalization, production, and use. During the past 20 years, 25 states and the District of Columbia have legalized cannabis …

Coal Miners continue to suffer on this, the last day of 2016….for some, nothing changes, it only gets worse.

      Below is two stories which caught my eye this morning concerning coal mining and coal miners.  It is the last day of 2016 and still, they suffer.  Between job loss and illness and an ultimate death from Black Lung, these people who have worked their entire lives to dig coal so that …

It’s not just about Marijuana, anymore…We are in a war for the right to food and water

  Above:  Old bottle of Paregoric. Circa 1940s. The large red X on the label indicates that it was classified as an "exempt narcotic", sold without prescription even though it contains morphine. Until 1970, paregoric could be purchased in the United States at a pharmacy without a medical prescription, in accordance with federal law.  Credit: …

Testimony from Dr. Robert Melamede on Cannabis

  Robert Melamede December 19 at 8:17pm · December 17, 2016 To whom it may concern, I am providing this testimony in support of Dragan Alargic. Unfortunately, this testimonial is necessary because world governments have been slow to learn modern science and adjust laws accordingly. To begin with, global cannabis prohibition is based on the …

This may be the ultimate indictment of the "moneyed" drug reform movement in this country and I urge you to distribute this article as widely as possible

(The following article is posted from a website that I happened to come across today while looking for information on the "MERRP Model" for RE-Legalization.  I decided to repost it because I think the opinion that is offered needs to be heard and RE-Legalization vs. Legal-Lies or "Legalize" has to be made known.  SK) (1) …

How A Psychedelic Drug Helps Cancer Patients Overcome Anxiety

December 3, 20167:00 AM ET Robin Marantz Henig   The brilliantly-colored shapes reminded Carol Vincent of fluorescent deep-sea creatures, and they floated past her languidly. She was overwhelmed by their beauty — and then suddenly, as if in a dream, she was out somewhere in deep space instead. "Oh, wow," she thought, overwhelmed all over …

In Depressed Rural Kentucky, Worries Mount Over Medicaid Cutbacks

  November 19, 20166:00 AM ET Phil Galewitz   For Freida Lockaby, an unemployed 56-year-old woman who lives with her dog in an aging mobile home in Manchester, Ky., one of America's poorest places, the Affordable Care Act was life altering. The law allowed Kentucky to expand Medicaid in 2014 and made Lockaby – along …

Apparent overdose in Ohio McDonald’s parking lot captured on Facebook live

      Alyssa Raymond, WKYC 12:30 PM. CST November 19, 2016 SANDUSKY - A desperate search for help from the man seen in a Facebook Live stream who overdosed in a McDonald's Parking lot in Sandusky Thursday evening. The video and the man's story are a powerful reminder of the heroin and opioid epidemic …

Has KY been infected with "Morgellons Disease", or is there another type parasite that is being seen in the area?

Below I have inputted a number of links and websites with information about Morgellons Disease as well as other Parasites, and oddly enough, Chemtrails too. There seems to be a lot of information on the internet about this "disorder", although there is even more information that either denies that it exists, or implies that it …

New Study Confirms Marijuana Use Up Drastically in Workforce

Cully Stimson / @cullystimson / October 12, 2016 / comments This November, there are a record number of ballot initiatives in at least nine states regarding so-called medical marijuana or outright legalization of the Schedule I drug. The pot pushers, both small businesses and large, want more people smoking, eating, and consuming more pot because …

Clinton Gave Thumbs Down to Legal Marijuana, Leak Shows

By Tom Angell on October 10th, 2016   Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton spoke out against legalizing marijuana in a paid speech, hacked emails from her campaign show. During an on-stage Q & A session with Xerox’s chairman and CEO in March 2014, Clinton used Wall Street terminology to express her opposition to ending cannabis …

IBOGAINE FOR PTSD! The Quieted Rage

  By Damon Matthew Smith PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) is a condition that has had limited progress in the creation of viable treatment options for people afflicted with this despair and rage inducing disorder. Conventional medicine has come up with no long-term answers to the problem, which not only has a range of dangers …

The message they are sending to striking workers is, we will only give you coverage if things turn ugly

Thousands of prisoners in over 24 states began a labor strike on September 9, the 45th anniversary of the Attica prison uprising, to demand better conditions and healthcare, the right to unionize and what one organizing group calls an “end to slavery in America.” But one would hardly know it watching major U.S. media, which …

Proposed Medicaid Changes in Kentucky – Tell us what you think about Governor Bevin’s proposed Medicaid changes

Proposed Medicaid Changes in Kentucky - Tell us what you think about Governor Bevin's proposed Medicaid changes - LINK PLEASE FOLLOW LINK ABOVE TO COMPLETE THIS IMPORTANT SURVEY!  YOUR HEALTHCARE IS AT RISK IN KENTUCKY!  NOW IS THE TIME TO SPEAK UP! United 874K Members and Supporters – The three public hearings on the proposed …

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 …

HB 584 AN ACT relating to the medical use of marijuana in Kentucky introduced March 1, 2016 (You won’t believe what they are doing to our medical cannabis!)

HB 584(BR-1994)(click bill number to view bill details.)       Tuesday, March 1, 2016 - introduced in House   The following is a summary of this House Bill:   Summary: *Create new sections of KRS Chapter 211 to define terms; *require the Department for Public Health (DPH) to operate a medical marijuana program; *establish …

SB 13, Kentucky Cannabis Freedom Act continues to sit in committee since January 7th

  There has been no activity on the "Kentucky Cannabis Freedom Act" since January 7th when it was forwarded to "Licensing, Occupations and Administrative Regulations"...   Whose members include:   Sen. John Schickel [Chair] Sen. Paul Hornback [Vice Chair] Sen. Joe Bowen Sen. Tom Buford Sen. Julian M. Carroll Sen. Denise Harper Angel Sen. Jimmy …

We, the people of America, demand reform of ; Kentucky Cabinet for Families and Children

Among Bevin's campaign pledges was that he would reform the cabinet's social services agency. By:  Robin Rider-Osborne·Sunday, January 31, 2016 KENTUCKY REPRESENTATIVE EMAIL ADDRESSES AND ANNOUNCEMENT LETTER / ALL STATE PARTICIPATION. Copy and paste letter to email addresses listed below; Bulk email dump at bottom of page for one letter bulk sending. We, the people …

Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research now publishing with the International Cannabinoid Research Society

Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News New Rochelle, NY, January 21, 2016--Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research the new peer-reviewed open access journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers, announces a new partnership with The International Cannabinoid Research Society. This new collaboration promotes the missions of the Journal and Society to further the advancement of cannabis and …

UK gets $6 million grant to research cocaine addiction

Saturday, November 21, 2015    Posted: Saturday, November 21, 2015 12:22 AM By Linda B. Blackford Lexington Herald-Leader LEXINGTON - A group of University of Kentucky researchers has won a $6 million grant to further develop a potential treatment for cocaine abuse. UK College of Pharmacy professor Chang-Guo Zhan, along with UK professors Fang Zheng …

Why Are So Many Veterans on Death Row?

By Jeffrey Toobin The death penalty has always provided a window into the darkest corners of American life. Every pathology that infects the nation as a whole—racism, most notably—also affects our decisions about whom to execute. A new report from the Death Penalty Information Center adds a new twist to this venerable pattern. The subject …