Kentucky Medical Marijuana News
FRANKFORT — People from across the country rallied Wednesday at the Kentucky Capitol hoping to ultimately influence state lawmakers to legalize marijuana for medicinal purposes.
Members of the House and Senate Committee on Health and Welfare listened to passionate testimony along with occasional outbursts from the audience in what Sen. Perry Clark, D-Louisville, called a historic hearing.
MURRAY, Ky. - A group of concerned citizens is forming a task force opposing the legalization of medical marijuana. The announcement comes the same day as Kentucky state lawmakers listened to testimony from people in favor of legalizing marijuana for medical uses.
Registered nurse Melissa Ross is a part of that task force that will target teens and their parents. She says teens are influenced by not only peers but parents.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's largest city is becoming a hub for the illegal trafficking of medical marijuana, authorities say.
Louisville-area police told The Courier-Journal (http://cjky.it/15UplOd) that the medical-grade marijuana is purchased legally in other states and resold illegally for premium prices on Louisville's streets and in surrounding communities.
Kentucky: Bluegrass Poll - Kentucky Supports Hemp, Medical Marijuana; 40% Want To Legalize Recreational Use
Strong majorities of Kentuckians favor legalizing medical marijuana and industrial hemp — and nearly 40 percent support decriminalizing recreational marijuana use, according to the latest Courier-Journal Bluegrass Poll.
Medical marijuana and hemp, both of which are now illegal in Kentucky, are the subject of current legislative bills, but with markedly different chances of passing.
FRANKFORT, KY — A poll released last week shows that a strong majority of Kentucky voters support the cultivation of hemp by local farmers, and want to allow medical marijuana in the Bluegrass State.
The poll, conducted by Survey USA, found an overwhelming 65% of Kentucky voters support legalizing the cultivation of industrial hemp by farmers. The survey reported every individual demographic group supporting industrial hemp, including 53 percent of conservatives and 54 percent of ...
RADCLIFF, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Hardin County man faces drug charges after nearly three pounds of potent medical marijuana was confiscated from his Radcliff home.
Authorities say it was all part of a drug ring that involved shipping cash through the postal service and shipping in drugs from states like Colorado and California -- where medical marijuana is legal.
Henry Lee Butler Jr. faces charges of trafficking marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia after police seized 2.8 ...
(WHAS11) -- The Hardin County Drug Task Force has arrested a man they say was involved in trafficking large quantities of highly-potent medical marijuana.
"It was obviously a very high grade of marijuana," Hardin County Drug Task Force Director Ron Eckart said.
The labels on the seized drugs say "Golden Goat", "Sour Diesel" and even "King Louis".
ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. -- A central Kentucky man was indicted for complicity to commit trafficking in medical marijuana that investigators believe was being shipped to Kentucky from Colorado and California.
The Greater Hardin County Narcotics Task Force arrested 35-year-old Henry Butler last month at his home in Radcliff and he was indicted by a grand jury last Thursday, reported The News-Enterprise ( http://bit.ly/12hy1dr).