Will Ohio Legalize Marijuana This Year?

an overwhelming majority of Ohio voters believe that should change: Eighty-seven percent of Ohio voters believe medical marijuana use under the care of a doctor should be legal, according to a poll released last week.

OHIO:  In 2003, Rob Ryan got cancer – the second of his three battles against the disease. This time, it was in his colon. The chemotherapy was wreaking havoc in his body. He wasn’t eating. Medicines his doctor prescribed didn’t stem his nausea. He was allergic to the opiates he received. Ryan, of Blue Ash, Read the full article…

Time For New Look At Marijuana

KENTUCKY:  The Kentucky General Assembly made history last week. For the first time ever a bill to legalize marijuana for medical use advanced when, on a nine to five vote, HB 350 cleared the House Health and Welfare Committee. Also last week, the Senate Health and Welfare Committee approved SB 124 with only one no Read the full article…

Medical Marijuana Bill Clears Kentucky House Panel

"It was so rewarding to be able to offer the folks who are suffering from so many different medical conditions a little bit of hope," said the Louisville Democrat.

KENTUCKY:  A measure to legalize medical marijuana in Kentucky passed a House committee Thursday, but whether the issue will come up for a vote in front of the full House was unclear. Known as the Cannabis Compassion Act, the perennial bill is sponsored this year by Rep. Mary Lou Marzian, who called the historic passage Read the full article…

Kentucky Senate Panel OKs Trial Use Of Cannabis Oil

The bill was approved by the KY Senate Health and Welfare Committee, and now goes to the full Senate.

KENTUCKY: A bill to allow trial use of cannabis oil for severe childhood seizures gained momentum Wednesday, clearing a Kentucky Senate panel that heard pleas from parents wanting the treatment for their children. Rita Wooton held up a photo of her 4-year-old son Eli, who has suffered from uncontrollable seizures since birth. Doctors have prescribed more Read the full article…

Kentucky Medical Marijuana Bill Introduced

The Cannabis Compassion Act, or HB 350, was introduced by long-time lawmaker and registered nurse Rep. Mary Lou Marzian (D-Louisville).

It is very similar to SB 43, which was introduced in the Senate by Sen. Perry Clark (D-Louisville) earlier this year.

KENTUCKY:  Legislation would allow people with debilitating medical conditions to access and use medical marijuana without fear of arrest. A bill that would allow seriously ill Kentuckians to use medical marijuana with a doctor’s recommendation was introduced in the House of Representatives last week. The Cannabis Compassion Act, or HB 350, was introduced by long-time Read the full article…