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.  …

"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 …

(Louisville, KY) Medical Marijuana Town Hall Comment Form

The following comment form is being circulated to give the Citizens of the Louisville Metro area of Kentucky a chance to voice their opinions concerning the ongoing medical marijuana discussions in the Legislature.Please take a moment if you live in this area to fill out the form and let them hear your feelings on this …

Vermont lawmakers become first to approve legal pot

April McCullum, The Burlington (Vt.) Free Press MONTPELIER, Vt. — Vermont’s Legislature become the first in the nation Wednesday to approve a recreational marijuana legalization bill. Vermont's bill, which would legalize small amounts of marijuana possession in 2018 and anticipate the possibility of a taxed and regulated legal marijuana market, was approved in the Vermont …

(IL) Illinois lawmakers propose legalizing recreational marijuana

  Robert McCoppinContact ReporterChicago Tribune Lawmakers are proposing to legalize recreational marijuana in Illinois but say the legislation probably won't come up for a vote until next year. Sponsors on Wednesday introduced bills that would make it legal for adults 21 and older to possess, grow and buy limited amounts of marijuana. The state would …

a renewed bid by Oklahoma, Nebraska and others to stamp out Colorado’s recreational cannabis sales…

Bid to take down Colorado marijuana laws revived in court Amid uncertainty about the future of federal enforcement, a renewed bid by Oklahoma, Nebraska and others to stamp out Colorado's recreational cannabis sales Published: Jan 17, 2017, 5:42 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Federal appeals court judges on Tuesday reviewed the reach of …

Legalize marijuana for the state’s sake

Editorial Board In 1996 California became the first state to legalize medical marijuana. Since then 28 more states have approved the drug for medical use, with another eight, including California, allowing adults to use the drug recreationally. Unfortunately, Kentucky has been slow to adapt, despite the many benefits legalizing the drug would provide. Back in …

Lawmakers want to defund the DEA’s marijuana eradication program

Is the DEA’s marijuana eradication program worth the $14 million to fund annually? Here’s a look at some numbers Published: Oct 10, 2016, 6:33 am • Updated: about 5 hours ago Comments (1) By Christopher Ingraham, The Washington Post In 2015, the Drug Enforcement Administration gave $20,000 to the state of New Hampshire to eradicate …

Editorial; Marijuana nullification?

March 22, 2016   The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to take up a challenge to Colorado’s voter-approved law legalizing recreational marijuana, but the legal question the case raises can’t be ignored indefinitely. The question is as old as the republic: How far can states go in substituting their own laws for those of the …

Legalizing Weed: 4 Agricultural Benefits of Industrial Hemp Cultivation

By Andrea Miller   |   Tuesday, 01 Dec 2015 06:56 PM As legalizing weed becomes more and more prevalent among U.S. states, industrial hemp cultivation is one such change that has the potential to benefit the farming industry. For agriculture to continue to be a viable industry in the U.S., profound change is needed in order …

Foreign Investors in the U.S. Cannabis Industry Face Their Own Special Risks

By Dylan Moore on October 30, 2015 Posted in Federal law and policy, Legal Issues, Medical Cannabis, Recreational Marijuana The cannabis industry has always been international. Our first cannabis client was actually a Dutch company that hired us years before either Colorado or Washington had legalized. This client hired us to figure out what it …