Herald Leader Gov. Debate
Should the government tax medical marijuana? Debate highlights a difference between Dems BY DANIEL DESROCHERS – APRIL 30, 2019 Louisville It wasn’t until 30 minutes into the hour-long debate on WDRB Tuesday night that one of the candidates even acknowledged that he shared a stage with two other Democratic gubernatorial […]

Should the government tax medical marijuana?


WLEX April 28, 2019
‘SOTC’: The Fight For Medical Marijuana In Kentucky David Nichols – April 28, 2019 (LEX 18) — In some states, people use marijuana for medical reasons, and they do it legally. In Kentucky, it’s still a crime. But that doesn’t mean it’s not happening here. Medical marijuana triggers emotional arguments […]

The Fight For Medical Marijuana in Kentucky


CJ 3/19/2019
Medical marijuana users should be patients. In Kentucky, they’re criminals. By Daniel J. Canon – Opinion Contributor The Courier Journal March 19, 2019 I am a civil rights lawyer who lost an important case last week. Losses are an inevitability in my line of work; you learn to take your […]

Medical marijuana users should be patients, not criminals



HJC meeting 3-6-19
Late in the evening on Wednesday, March 6th, 2019, Kentucky’s House Judiciary Committee voted to favorably pass House Bill 136 after hearing testimony from supporters and opposition. Sponsors of the bill have worked tirelessly to advance this important issue, and were not sure the bill would even be called for […]

Medical Cannabis Bill Passes Committee 16 to 1


AP News Feb 12, 2019
By BRUCE SCHREINER and ADAM BEAM February 12, 2019 STANFORD, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin spoke about his support for legalizing medical marijuana in highly personal terms on Tuesday, telling a community forum that his teenage nephew died after fighting “a very hard battle with cancer.” Asked about […]

Kentucky governor outlines support for medical marijuana 2/12/19




WVXU Feb. 6, 2019
By MICHAEL MONKS • FEB 6, 2019 Ohio now has five medical marijuana dispensaries open and more on the way. The Botanist, operated by Greenleaf Apothecaries LLC, just opened its second store in Wickliffe near Cleveland. At four other dispensaries that opened in January, sales have topped $500,000 in the […]

Ohio Opens Fifth Medical Marijuana Dispensary, While Kentucky Debates It


WKYT Feb. 6, 2019
Feb. 6th, 2019 FRANKFORT, Ky. (WKYT) – Advocates filled the Capitol rotunda in Frankfort on Wednesday saying the time is now for a change in Kentucky’s marijuana laws. Lawmakers have filed four cannabis-related bills since the legislative session began in January. Proposed bills include, one for legalization of medical cannabis […]

Advocates rally at Capitol to change Kentucky’s marijuana laws


WKYT 2/5/2019
Feb. 5th, 2019 LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) – Advocates are working hard this week to push for cannabis reform laws here in Kentucky, spending the day Tuesday at the state capitol lobbying lawmakers before hosting a community forum. Right now there are four cannabis-related bills filed in Frankfort: HB 136: medical […]

Advocates keep pushing Ky. lawmakers to pass medical marijuana



By ADAM BEAM – January 9, 2019 – AP News FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Diagnosed with cancer seven years ago, Kentucky Republican state Sen. Dan Seum said doctors gave him a “nice bottle of Oxycontin,” a legal opioid-based prescription painkiller that has led to a spike in overdose deaths throughout […]

Senator who had cancer, smoked pot, backs medical marijuana


January 9, 2019 Representatives St. Onge,  Nemes,  Hart, and Sims have filed and cosponsored HB136, the Kentucky Medicinal Cannabis Act, for the 2019 session of the Kentucky General Assembly. Please take just a couple of minutes and call your Kentucky legislators and ask them to support HB136! 2019 Kentucky HB136 […]

2019 Medical Marijuana Bill Filed


Kentucky.com 1/3/18
Great article by Lexington-Herald’s Jack Brammer. We are so very proud of Eric and Michelle Crawford for their courage and are thankful for all their hard work and for sharing their story of survival. Click the link below to read the entire article. “What am I to do? Go blind?” […]

Kentucky Lawmakers Grapple With Medical Marijuana – 1/3/2018