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Kentucky: Legislation Reintroduced to Legalize Marijuana in 2017

Legislation filed by Senator Perry Clark of Louisville, Senate Bill 76, seeks to legalize the possession and use of limited amounts of marijuana for those over the age of 21. SB 76, the Cannabis Freedom Act, allows adults to possess up to one ounce of cannabis, to cultivate up to five cannabis plants, to store … Continue reading »

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Kentucky: Legislation to Establish a Comprehensive Medical Marijuana Program

Legislation filed by Senator Perry Clark of Louisville, SB 57, seeks to establish a statewide, comprehensive medical marijuana program. Senate Bill 57, The Cannabis Compassion Act, establishes regulations overseeing the establishment of state-licensed dispensaries to provide medical marijuana to qualified patients. It also permits patients to home cultivate their own supply of medical cannabis. Senator … Continue reading »

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Kentucky: Lawmakers Fail To Act On Cannabis Freedom Act

Lawmakers failed to act on legislation to legalize and regulate the adult use and retail sale of marijuana, the ‘Cannabis Freedom Act. The 2016 legislative session has now come to a close. The legislation, SB 13, sought to allow adults 21 and older to possess up to one ounce of cannabis, cultivate up to five … Continue reading »

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Kentucky: Lawmakers Fail To Consider Medical Cannabis Legislation

Senate and House lawmakers have failed to take action on legislation to protect qualified patients who consume cannabis under a physician’s written authorization. The 2016 legislative session has now come to a close. The proposed House measure, House Bill 584,  would have permitted qualified patients to possess a 90-day supply of usable cannabis for therapeutic … Continue reading »

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UK hemp crop growing well without fertilizer, pesticide

By Janet Patton [email protected] 30, 2014 Facebook Twitter Google Plus Reddit E-mail Print UK agronomist Dave Williams stood next to a plot of 7-foot hemp plants at the University of Kentucky Spindletop Research Farm in Lexington last Thursday. This hemp was planted in late May after the seeds were released by the Drug Enforcement Administration. … Continue reading »

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Hemp Crops Are Flourishing in Kentucky

      Posted by: admin Posted date: August 04, 2014 In: News After a nonsensical battle simply to get the seeds into the arms of farmers in the Bluegrass State, hemp crops are lastly on the develop. Kentucky’s first crop of hemp in many years is claimed to be flourishing simply two months after … Continue reading »

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Hemp homecoming: Rebirth sprouts in Kentucky

  MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — Call it a homecoming for hemp: Marijuana’s non-intoxicating cousin is undergoing a rebirth in a state at the forefront of efforts to reclaim it as a mainstream crop. Researchers and farmers are producing the first legal hemp crop in generations in Kentucky, where hemp has turned into a political cause … Continue reading »

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Ky Ag looking for farmers to grow hemp

Last updated: December 04. 2014 11:07AM – 1102 Views By Chris Cooper – [email protected]newsdemocratleader.com   The Kentucky Department of Agriculture is now accepting applications from the state’s farmers who would like to participate in an industrial hemp pilot project the beginning of next year. The application deadline is Jan. 1. Logan County farmers can find … Continue reading »

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Hemp Freedom Act Kentucky

In 2013, SB50 became law, which authorized industrial hemp farming and production provided that Federal law authorized the same. As is being introduced in other states, a simple amendment to that legislation to remove such federal approval – will authorize hemp farming and production on a state level! The Hemp Freedom Act would authorize farming, … Continue reading »

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O.K. EVERYONE THIS IS YOUR DAILY REMINDER THAT WE NEED SIGNATURES ON KCHHI !!

        THE PETITION IS LOCATED HERE: (DIRECT LINK) http://www.petition2congress.com/9641/kentucky-cannabis-hemp-health-initiative-2013-2014/     It is my opinion that this is the Initiative we should be getting as many signatures on as possible so that we, as a group, can go to Sen. McConnells office at an opportune time and present it to him. At the … Continue reading »

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