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Kentucky House votes to legalize medical marijuana

The Kentucky House has voted to legalize medical marijuana in the state.

House could take up medical marijuana bill this week

Legislation aimed at legalizing marijuana for medicinal purposes could be taken up on the House floor as early as Thursday, according to some lawmakers. 

Kentucky bill to legalize medical marijuana advances

A bill that would legalize medical marijuana was passed in the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday.

Committee advances medical marijuana bill in Kentucky

A bill to legalize medical marijuana in Kentucky has won initial committee approval after lawmakers heard emotional testimony from people battling chronic pain and disease.

Kentucky governor outlines support for medical marijuana

Governor Matt Bevin says he would be happy to sign a bill to make marijuana legal for medical purposes.

Medical marijuana research resolution clears first hurdle

A resolution that calls on the federal government to expedite research on the safety and effectiveness of medical marijuana is on its way to full House for a vote.

Medical marijuana supporters pitch lawmakers

Whether legalizing medical marijuana is the right prescription for Kentucky was pondered today by a state legislative panel.

Ohio announces 56 sites where medical marijuana will be sold

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio has licensed 56 locations that can sell medical marijuana once it becomes legal this fall. The Ohio Board of Pharmacy...

Medical marijuana bill runs into law enforcement opposition

A bill to legalize medical marijuana in Kentucky has run into strong opposition from law enforcement officials.

Medical marijuana bill heard in House committee

On Monday, the House Judiciary Committee heard from committee members about why the bill legalizing medical marijuana should pass.

Lexington’s Urban County Council votes to support medical marijuana

Lexington's Urban County Council approved a resolution on the legalization of medical marijuana in Kentucky.

Medical marijuana resolution clears House hurdle

The Kentucky House wants the federal government to accelerate research on the "safety and effectiveness" of medical marijuana.

Grimes encourages cities, counties to endorse medical marijuana legislation

Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes is encouraging cities and counties to join the push to legalize medical cannabis in the state.

Grimes forming medical-marijuana task force

Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes is putting together a task force, focusing on legalizing medical marijuana in Kentucky.

Lawsuit challenges Kentucky’s medical marijuana ban

Kentucky's criminal ban on medical marijuana is being challenged in a lawsuit that says its use could help combat the state's opioid addiction woes.

Traffic stop leads to marijuana bust

A traffic stop on I-24 in Lyon County landed a California man in jail on drug charges after State Police say they found 53-pounds of marijuana in the suspect's car.

Ex-congressman forms group in favor of medical marijuana

A former Kentucky congressman has formed a group that will push to legalize medical marijuana in the state.

Paul joins Democrats in bid to boost medical marijuana

Two Democratic senators and a possible Republican presidential candidate are joining forces to push a bill to remove federal prohibitions on medical marijuana in 23 states where it's already legal.

Senate bill would decriminalize medical marijuana

Three senators are introducing a bill to remove federal prohibitions on medical marijuana in states where it is already legal.

State Legislature To Consider Medical Marijuana

Kentucky lawmakers will consider medical marijuana during the General Assembly. House Speaker Greg Stumbo supported a bill to make it legal for people to smoke marijuana for medical purposes.

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