“$356,000 was spent of your money studying whether or not Japanese quail are more sexually promiscuous on cocaine,” said Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY)

by KRISTINE FRAZAO, Sinclair Broadcast GroupYou can learn a lot from studying birds and every year government funded research does just that.But it’s one study in particular Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) has been railing against for years.“$356,000 was spent of your money studying whether or not Japanese quail are more sexually promiscuous on cocaine,” said …

Hemp brings jobs and more than $16.7 million in sales to Kentucky

Beth Warren, Louisville Courier Journal Published 11:57 a.m. ET May 1, 2018 A report card of sorts grading hemp's impact on Kentucky showed these scores:Eighty-one new full-time jobs. More than $16.7 million in gross product sales. And $7.5 million for farmers.Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles included these figures from last year in an April 24 …

Sen. Rand Paul, Rep. Massie support medical cannabis

03/12/2018 03:09 PMby Michon LindstromTwo members of congress are voicing their support for medical cannabis in Kentucky. Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, D-Kentucky, took to Twitter to reveal that U.S. Senator Rand Paul, R-Kentucky, and U.S. Representative Thomas Massie, R-Garrison, announced their support for the measure after receiving letters from Kentucky Senator Albert Robinson, …

With much gratitude from the USMjParty, Thank You, Sen. Booker!

THIS is what I’ve been praying for!Above:  Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) announces the “Marijuana Justice Act” live on Facebook, August 1, 2017.  Follow link to view video!Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) took a giant leap to the front of the legalize Marijuana train and did, in fact, introduce what I consider to be a genuine attempt …

Senators introduce bill to end federal medical marijuana prohibition

Sessions asked Congress in May to allow the Justice Department to prosecute businesses and individuals in states with medical marijuana lawsCongress took a step toward easing its stance on medical marijuana on Thursday.U.S. Sens. Rand Paul (R-Kentucky), Corey Booker (D-New Jersey) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-New York) introduced a bill that would end the federal prohibition …

Time to Contact our Representatives about Samuel Girod

It’s time to start sending letters, emails, calls to the 8 elected representatives below (9 if you count Melania). Here’s the plan in two steps:STEP 1: Have your letter and social media post handy in a text doc. You can copy and paste from the examples below or click here to download samples, then edit …

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 …

Senator Perry Clark has pre-filed a bill for the 2017 legislative season that pertains to legalizing marijuana in the state …

    Almost one year after filing the Cannabis Freedom Act, Kentucky State Senator Perry Clark has pre-filed a bill for the 2017 legislative season that pertains to legalizing marijuana in the state. Filed on December 6 for the January, 2017, legislative season, the new bill is called the Cannabis Compassion Act and is filed …

Kentucky Congressmen Seek Clarification on Federal Hemp Rules

By Matt Markgraf • Oct 27, 2016 Three members of Kentucky’s U.S. Congressional delegation joined 16 other members of Congress in a letter Wednesday seeking clarification from federal agencies regarding industrial hemp guidelines. Senator Rand Paul and Representatives Thomas Massie and John Yarmuth signed a letter to The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Drug Enforcement Administration …

More executive overreach? Lawmakers say Obama hemp policy is a buzzkill for research

  Kentucky is one of 28 states that permit the production of industrial hemp. Charles Bertram Lexington Herald-Leader By Curtis Tate [email protected]   You can’t get high from smoking hemp, but a bipartisan group of lawmakers says states and universities growing it for research could get busted if they cross state lines with it. Three …

Republican Party of Kentucky preparing for presidential caucus

In 17 days Republican across Kentucky will be able to have their say in the selection of the GOP presidential nominee. Put in place to allow Sen. Rand Paul, R-Kentucky, to circumvent statute barring a candidate from appearing on the ballot for two offices at the same time the Republican Party of Kentucky (RPK) is …

111 of 120 Kentucky counties to hold caucuses on March 5

The Associated Press FRANKFORT, Ky. All but nine of Kentucky's counties will hold a caucus on March 5 as the state divides its delegates for the Republican presidential nomination. The Republican Party of Kentucky announced 111 of the state's 120 counties will hold caucuses on March 5. Registered Republican voters in the other nine counties …

Rand Paul gets highest marks in Marijuana Policy Project’s presidential voter guide

    By David Sherfinski - The Washington Times - Friday, June 26, 2015 Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky received the highest grade among more than 20 declared and potential 2016 presidential candidates in a voter guide released Friday by a marijuana policy group, while New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and former Sen. Rick Santorum …

Rand Paul set to raise money from marijuana industry

By Sam Youngman [email protected] 26, 2015 Updated 2 hours ago U.S. Sen. Rand Paul is looking for big green from the marijuana industry. Paul, Kentucky's junior senator and a candidate for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, is scheduled to attend a fundraising reception next week at the National Cannabis Business Summit and Expo in Denver. …

Wyden presses to lift federal ban on industrial hemp

Talks on Senate floor to mark National hemp History Week From KTVZ.COM news sources POSTED: 7:29 PM PDT June 4, 2015  UPDATED: 7:29 PM PDT June 4, 2015   Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., takes to Senate floor to urge colleagues to lift ban on industrial hemp   WASHINGTON - Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., on Thursday …