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 ...

Courier Journal 12-7-18
December 7, 2018 Kentucky Senate President Robert Stivers had a different idea for her the other day while speaking to the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce. Have a bourbon. That’s right, the Republican leader of the Kentucky Senate compared medical marijuana to Woodford Reserve bourbon and said that if people need […]

Kentucky Lawmaker Compares Bourbon to Medical Marijuana

KY Today 11-28-18
Senate Republicans putting plan together for 2019 session November 28, 2018 Another topic that may be discussed is legalizing medical marijuana. Stivers says they passed the cannabidiol bill only after they received undeniable evidence of its benefit to those suffering from seizures. “People want to know is there therapeutic medicinal […]

Senate Republicans Plan 2019 Session

KY Chamber 12-4-18
Lawmakers and experts highlight topics expected to be tackled in 2019 session at Chamber conference December 4, 2018 In a panel on emerging competitiveness issues, legislators discussed the prospects for issues like additional tax reforms, medical marijuana, sports betting, and more to start the day. Medical marijuana is likely to be […]

Lawmakers Highlight Topics For 2019 Session

WLWT Nov. 20, 2018
Kentucky mother credits medical marijuana with helping her child battle disease 19-year-old Lyndi Lou Carnal hospitalized for long periods at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital by Todd Dykes (WLWT) – Nov 20, 2018   CINCINNATI — Before Crohn’s disease turned her world upside down, Lyndi Lou Carnal was a typical 14-year-old. The Justin […]

Kentucky mother credits medical marijuana with helping her child