Dr. Staci Gruber addresses U.S. Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control hearing on the health impacts of marijuana. Her titles include: McLean Hospital – Director, Cognitive and Clinical Neuroimaging Core Director, Marijuana Investigations for Neuroscientific Discovery (MIND) Harvard Medical School – Associate Professor of Psychiatry For the full article […]

Dr. Gruber Addresses Congress on Marijuana Health Impacts

Below is an excerpt from the article appearing in KyForward.com: Jaimie Montalvo is one of those patients. He has multiple sclerosis, is a cancer survivor and says he has found relief for his conditions with cannabis. Montalvo is also the executive director for Kentuckians for Medical Marijuana, a nonprofit working […]

Sellout crowd at Kentucky medical marijuana forum

  Registration is now open for a statewide forum on medical marijuana to be held on Monday, September 23rd, 2019, in Lexington, Kentucky. The event will be the latest edition of the foundation’s Howard L. Bost Memorial Health Policy Forum. The event will be held from 9 am to 4:15 […]

Statewide Medical Marijuana Forum set for Sept. 23 in Lexington

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