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



WDRB 12-12-18
Kentucky lawmakers warn more research needed before legalizing medical marijuana (WDRB) – December 12, 2018 Jaime Montalvo, executive director of Kentuckians for Medical marijuana, said the resolution amounts to a delay tactic. “It’s a way to pacify the populace, make them think that something good is happening when, in fact, […]

Kentucky lawmakers warn more research needed


WLKY 12-12-18
December 12, 2018 Both of the presentations were unannounced, a move that did not sit well with medical marijuana supporters. Marijuana supporter Jamie Montalvo accused opponents of spreading misinformation. “I believe it was a way to keep advocates out of Frankfort when they were discussing the negative outlook of cannabis, […]

Public hearing centers on halting legalization of medical marijuana


MM 12-13-18
December 13, 2018 In a phone interview with Marijuana Moment this week, Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) said failing to vote on cannabis reform “was a huge missed opportunity for Republicans” and that states’ rights-focused marijuana legislation would’ve passed in the 115th Congress if GOP leaders hadn’t been so adamant about […]

KY Congressman Wants Marijuana Consumers To Be Able To Legally ...