Kentucky: Health and Welfare Committee to Hold Public Hearing Regarding Medical Marijuana Bill

    Posted: 07/26/2013 6:02 pm The Health and Welfare Committee in Kentucky is slated to hold a public hearing on August 21 for Senator Perry Clark's proposed legislation that would legalize marijuana for medicinal dedications in his republic. "It's time. Forty percent of the states have already passed medical marijuana laws and Kentucky is … Continue reading Kentucky: Health and Welfare Committee to Hold Public Hearing Regarding Medical Marijuana Bill

Mammoth Cave system has yielded secrets to dedicated explorer

Written by Matt Frassica The Courier-Journal   83-year-old caver still exploring underground: Roger Brucker has been exploring in and around Mammoth Cave National Park since the 1950s. Since then, Brucker has helped the Cave Research Foundation map hundreds of miles underground. Video by Matt Frassica, The Courier-Journal. The air was dry and cool, the steady … Continue reading Mammoth Cave system has yielded secrets to dedicated explorer

Does Kentucky need a kick-ass makeover?

    What comes to mind when you think about Kentucky? (Assuming you do think about Kentucky, that is.) I'm betting fried chicken, bourbon and horse racing. But some grassroots marketers are pushing to supplant those Bluegrass State images with this sentiment: Kentucky Kicks Ass. (That's "kicks ass" as in "We're really cool," as opposed … Continue reading Does Kentucky need a kick-ass makeover?

Ky voices: Rand Paul: Legalize hemp to aid Ky. economy

Published: December 15, 2012       By Rand Paul A recent national poll concluded that 43 percent of Americans believe unemployment and job creation is the most important issue facing our country. So it's no surprise that Republicans and Democrats in Washington claim to be big supporters of creating jobs. But the truth is … Continue reading Ky voices: Rand Paul: Legalize hemp to aid Ky. economy

TO ALL THOSE WHO BELIEVE THAT TOTAL REPEAL OF PROHIBITION IS IMPOSSIBLE… I SAY

By:  Rev. Mary Thomas-Spears       APPARENTLY YOU DON'T UNDERSTAND LAW OR YOUR CONSTITUTION NOR DO YOU UNDERSTAND THAT, NOTHING IS AS IT APPEARS TO BE MOST THOUGHT IT WAS IMPOSSIBLE... FOR ME TO BEAT 6 FELONIES FOR TRAFFICKING IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, WHEN I NEVER DENIED MY GUILT. THOUGH I WAS CONVICTED OF … Continue reading TO ALL THOSE WHO BELIEVE THAT TOTAL REPEAL OF PROHIBITION IS IMPOSSIBLE… I SAY

Kentucky Man Charged With Riding Under The Influence

    LEXINGTON, Ky. – A Kentucky man was arrested for driving under the influence in what deputies have called unusual circumstances. The man was riding a horse. Danny Reynolds was riding his horse on a rural road near his house about 8 miles south of Nicholasville in Jessamine County. Sheriff's deputies told the 55-year-old … Continue reading Kentucky Man Charged With Riding Under The Influence

Sen. Clark moves to legalize medical marijuana

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Louisville lawmaker unveiled long-shot legislation Thursday to legalize marijuana for medical purposes in Kentucky, a state where police mount huge campaigns each year to cut and burn clandestine pot crops. Sen. Perry Clark, D-Louisville, said he wanted to get an early start promoting the legislation to make marijuana available by … Continue reading Sen. Clark moves to legalize medical marijuana

Senator Perry B. Clark (D),(KY) to reintroduce SB129

By Michael Bachara, Hemp News Correspondent On January 31st, legislation that would make cannabis a schedule II drug, thus legal for doctors to prescribe, was introduced in the Kentucky State Senate. Senate Bill 129, sponsored by Senator Perry B. Clark, D-Louisville, is being titled the "Gatewood Galbraith Memorial Medical Marijuana Act". Gatewood Galbraith was a … Continue reading Senator Perry B. Clark (D),(KY) to reintroduce SB129

Kentucky Veterans Survey Reschedule Cannabis

    Kentucky Veterans Survey Reschedule Cannabis from Schedule I to Schedule II Please print your name if you believe veterans should have access to cannabis/marijuana with their doctor’s approval Print Name License type Specialty                                         … Continue reading Kentucky Veterans Survey Reschedule Cannabis

Kentucky Medical Practitioners Survey

    Kentucky Medical Practitioners Survey Reschedule Cannabis from Schedule I to Schedule II Please print your name if you believe cannabis/marijuana doesn’t meet the “no accepted medical value” requirement of a Schedule I drug Print Name License type Specialty                               … Continue reading Kentucky Medical Practitioners Survey

Action Alert: Legalize Medical Marijuana in Kentucky

  SENATE BILL 129 The Gatewood Galbraith Memorial Medical Marijuana Act Legalize Medical Marijuana in Kentucky · Changes Marijuana from Schedule I to Schedule II · Allows qualified patients to possess 5 ounces and to grow 5 plants · Requires State Pharmacy board to set up rules for distribution · Allows Physicians to prescribe without … Continue reading Action Alert: Legalize Medical Marijuana in Kentucky

Hemp Freedom Act

    Hemp Freedom Act The following is model legislation approved by the Tenth Amendment Center. Activists, we encourage you to send this to your state senators and representatives – and ask them to introduce this legislation in your state. AN ACT To authorize the production of industrial hemp; to amend (SUBSECTION AND CODE) of … Continue reading Hemp Freedom Act

Medical Marijuana Bill Stalled in Committee

Medical Marijuana Bill Stalled in Committee   3/11/2012 10:23 AM EDT Tags: drugs, assembly, sb129, marijuana A long awaited and much needed medical marijuana bill has finally been filed in the Kentucky Assembly. State Senate Bill 129, the Gatewood Galbraith Memorial Medical Marijuana Act was filed on January 31, 2012 by Senator Perry Clark of … Continue reading Medical Marijuana Bill Stalled in Committee

Cambrian Coal Lawsuit: Kentucky Mining Company Settles Over Deadly 2010 Flood

      LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky mining company settled a lawsuit Friday that blamed mountaintop mining for stoking a 2010 flood that ravaged a tiny Appalachian community. The lawsuit filed in August 2010 in Pike County said rainwater runoff from Cambrian Coal Corp.'s surface mine during a July 17, 2010, storm turned … Continue reading Cambrian Coal Lawsuit: Kentucky Mining Company Settles Over Deadly 2010 Flood

Nearly 11,500 Kentuckians with Alzheimer’s live Alone

KENTUCKY (3/8/12) - Advance planning for future legal, financial and long-term care needs is critical for the estimated one in seven Americans − or 11,430 Kentuckians − diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease and who still live alone, up to half of them without an identifiable caregiver, according to the Alzheimer’s Association® 2012 Facts and Figures Report, … Continue reading Nearly 11,500 Kentuckians with Alzheimer’s live Alone

The Elkhorn Manifesto

    The Elkhorn Manifesto The following article was originally published on kentucky.usmjparty.com which is now an archived website at the following address: http://web.archive.org/web/20041208084352/kentucky.usmjparty.com/policy_elkhorn.htm The “Kentucky Marijuana Party” at that time was organized by Robert Paehlke.  According to the archived webpage his contact information is as follows: Robert Paehlke email: chuck420@insightbb.com phone: 859 835-4117 Robert … Continue reading The Elkhorn Manifesto

Resources for Kentuckians Affected by Friday’s Tornadoes

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Resources for Kentuckians Affected by Friday's Tornadoes My staff in Kentucky has been on the ground surveying the damage from Friday's tornado devastation. They have compiled the following information to share with affected Kentuckians and opportunities for those who wish to volunteer or donate items. Please share this information with your friends and neighbors. … Continue reading Resources for Kentuckians Affected by Friday’s Tornadoes

GOVERNOR BESHEAR’S OFFICE REGARDING THE LOWERING OF THE FLAG TO HALF STAFF IN HONOR OF GATEWOOD GALBRAITH

THE FOLLOWING REPLY WAS SENT TO ME AFTER CONTACTING GOVERNOR BESHEAR'S OFFICE REGARDING THE LOWERING OF THE FLAG TO HALF STAFF IN HONOR OF GATEWOOD GALBRAITH. Top of Form January 10, 2012Ms. Sheree Krider70 Mammoth Cave Loop RoadCave City, KY  42127Ms. Krider:Thank you for contacting the office of Governor Beshear with your thoughts. Kentucky's adopted Flag … Continue reading GOVERNOR BESHEAR’S OFFICE REGARDING THE LOWERING OF THE FLAG TO HALF STAFF IN HONOR OF GATEWOOD GALBRAITH

Kentucky Fried Bible Reading: Is Interracial Marriage Immoral?

    Of course interracial marriage - or, for that matter, interracial anything - isn't immoral. Once again, what gets conservative Christians all worked up turns out to be quite wrong and just plain bizarre. In the case of the Gulnare Freewill Baptist Church in Kentucky, and its banning of interracial couples from membership and … Continue reading Kentucky Fried Bible Reading: Is Interracial Marriage Immoral?

Burmese refugees now call Kentucky home

(CBS News)   America has always been a beacon for those escaping persecution. Since 1990, 92,000 refugees have fled the brutal regime in Burma to settle in the United States. CBS News correspondent Seth Doane reports on some who have made a new start in Kentucky. A lot of folks think it's the best Thai … Continue reading Burmese refugees now call Kentucky home