According to a recent poll, 9 out of 10 people living in Kentucky support the legalization of medical cannabis, up from 78% in 2012. 95 percent of Democrats, 92 percent of independents, and 90 percent of Republicans support some form of reform. The poll also found 59 percent support for allowing adults to buy and […]

This week, lawmakers in both Kentucky and Indiana have filed bills to legalize cannabis in their respective states. Rep. Cluster Howard of Kentucky and Rep. Karen Tallian of Indiana proposed new legislation which would signifigantly loosen marijuana laws. See the original articles on High Times

Some of the imported hemp seeds detained by U.S. customs officials in the spring turned into 10-foot-tall plants that were harvested Tuesday on a research plot in Kentucky, where marijuana’s non-intoxicating cousin has gained a foothold as a potential cash crop. A sickle bar mower pulled by a tractor made half a dozen swaths to […]

A chosen few members of the area media, agriculture officials and Murray State University representatives witnessed a historical moment for hemp during Hemp History Week. The lucky few were escorted to a field somewhere in Calloway County. There, already about 10 inches tall in places, rose from the ground, what are believed to be, the first […]

Despite The US Drug Enforcement Administration initially seizing the shipment, state officials finally received 286 pounds of hemp seeds after federal anti-drug officials signed off on plans enabling the Kentucky Department of Agriculture to cultivate the crop as part of a series of statewide research projects. State officials had to sue the DEA in federal court prior to the administration’s decision […]

Kentucky’s industrial hemp commission approved regulations setting guidelines for research projects that are meant to reintroduce the crop but are being stalled by a legal fight over distribution of seeds. Holly Harris VonLuehrte, Agriculture Commissioner James Comer’s chief of staff, said the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration had approved an import permit for hemp seeds. State officials have been assured […]

A Kentucky bill that will allow use of a cannabidiol extract oil in the treatment of childhood epilepsy heads to the House of Representatives for final approval. Experts believe the bill has a good chance of passing. Read Full Story On http://www.huffingtonpost.com