House Bill 166 filed for medical cannabis legalization

JOSHUA SAMMONS [email protected] 11, 2018FRANKFORT -- A medical cannabis bill acquired support and has officially been submitted to the House of Representatives on Wednesday.State Rep. John Sims is the primary bill sponsor with State Rep. Alan Gentry as a cosponsor. Sims said that he stands behind the bill because of research and studies that show …

(KY) Magistrates voice support for legalizing medical cannabis

By Laura Harvey Lead Reporter [email protected] two weeks after Kentucky's secretary of state announced convening a special task force to propose the legalization of medical cannabis, two Hopkins County magistrates have voiced their support for the action.Currently, 29 U.S. states and the District of Columbia allow their citizens to use marijuana in some form -- …

Grimes Encourages Kentucky Cities, Counties To Endorse Medical Marijuana

Posted: Nov 29, 2017 2:59 PM CST Updated: Nov 29, 2017 2:59 PM CST FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) – Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes is encouraging Kentucky cities and counties to endorse medical marijuana legislation which can help their citizens, many who are veterans fighting physical and mental illnesses, get care and relief they …

County’s 1st hemp seeds of 2015 planted

More, bigger plots coming, advocate says By Eli Pace, New Era editor       If last year’s industrial hemp planting was a trial run, this year Christian County hemp farmers are going all out with what’s expected to be 85 total acres of the crop spread across four local pilot projects. The first pilot …