Kentucky Lawmaker Files Bill to Legalize Medical Marijuana

Following the governor of Kentucky’s call to legalize medical marijuana at his State of the Commonwealth address, a House lawmaker introduced a bill that would do just that. “Speaking of laws that unduly restrict us from growth and innovation, it is time to legalize medical marijuana,” Gov. Andy Beshear said [...]

2021-01-20T07:09:37-07:00January 20, 2021|

Marijuana Legalization Bills Being Shelved Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

What started as a promising year for the marijuana reform movement across the US has been set off-course by the COVID-19 pandemic. Cannabis legalization bills and petition drives for marijuana reform ballot initiatives have been put on hold as state officials and the federal government scramble to contain the spread [...]

2020-04-14T03:19:13-07:00April 15, 2020|

Kentucky Lawmakers Advance Medical Marijuana Bill

Kentucky is on the way to become the 34th state to approve medical marijuana. The bill allowing doctors to prescribe cannabis for the treatment of certain conditions has just passed out of a legislative panel, which is the first of many hurdles it faces. Nevertheless, it is a significant step [...]

2019-05-03T08:49:36-07:00April 28, 2019|

Marijuana Legalization Bills Already In Motion In Five Red States

When political candidates propose new platform ideas and win, other politicians notice, and in the wake of Democratic victories in 2018 by candidates backing marijuana reform, legalization bills are appearing in red state legislatures. One sign of a recent significant shift toward nationwide marijuana law reform is that last November, [...]

2019-01-21T03:30:51-07:00January 16, 2019|

Senate Could Vote to Protect Medical Marijuana

A proposed law making its way through the Senate would all but end the federal government’s campaign against medical marijuana. Three senators – Cory Booker, Democrat of New Jersey; Rand Paul, Republican of Kentucky; and Kirsten Gillibrand, Democrat of New York – introduced a sweeping piece of legislation in March [...]

2018-09-12T11:13:41-07:00March 16, 2015|
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