Former Congressman Mike Ward pushing for medical marijuana in Kentucky

01/25/2016 05:12 PM by Nick Storm • @NickStorm_cn2 Former U.S. Rep. Mike Ward has formed a nonprofit group to advocate for medical marijuana in Kentucky. Ward, a Democrat from Louisville, will serve as the CEO of Legalize Kentucky Now, in an effort to convince state lawmakers to pass legislation making medical marijuana legal in the …

Ex-congressman’s group wants medical marijuana in Kentucky

By BRUCE SCHREINER Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. More than two decades ago, hospital staff looked the other way when his brother smoked marijuana to help maintain his appetite while battling AIDS, former U.S. Rep. Mike Ward said. Now the ex-congressman wants to bring medical marijuana into the mainstream in Kentucky. Ward, who served one term …