Kentucky legislature should legalize recreational marijuana

  EDITORIAL Kentucky has the opportunity to follow the successful policies of states like Colorado and Oregon by passing the Cannabis Freedom Act to legalize recreational marijuana. The bill, introduced by state Sen. Perry Clark from Louisville, would effectively legalize recreational marijuana in the Commonwealth and regulate the drug similarly to alcohol, with permission to …

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 …

Opiate Users Needed for Research Studies (Lexington, KY)

Do you currently use drugs like Lortab, Percocet, Oxycontin, or heroin to get high? Researchers at the University of Kentucky are conducting a study to examine the strength and effects of prescription opioids. You may be eligible to participate if you are between the ages of 18 and 50, you have taken opioid drugs intranasally …