Kentucky Medical Cannabis Business & Marijuana Legal News

Kentucky Approves CBD Extracts Law

Kentucky has joined Utah on the short list of U.S. states to legalize cannabidiol (CBD) for medical purposes. Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear recently signed into law Senate Bill 124, which allows doctors at two research hospitals in the state to prescribe the extract to sick patients. Cannabidiol, which is commonly extracted from marijuana, has been […]

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Week in Review: Extremely Limited MMJ Laws Gain Ground in Several States

By Chris Walsh Behold the rise of pseudo-medical marijuana states. Earlier this week, Utah legalized the possession and use of certain cannabis-based extracts for locals (primarily children) with severe epilepsy if they receive a recommendation from a neurologist. Two other states – Alabama and Kentucky – are considering measures that would allow specific universities to […]

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Farm bill could pave the way for billion-dollar hemp industry

Prospective hemp growers are celebrating Tuesday’s passage of the Farm Bill in the U.S. Senate, as the legislation could be the first step toward creating a multi-billion dollar hemp industry. Tucked into the $956.4 billion Farm Bill is an amendment proposed by representatives Jared Polis, Thomas Massie and

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An Overview of Recent Marijuana Legislative Developments From Around the United States

A lot is happening on the legislative front this month, with nearly two dozen states across the country considering cannabis-related measures to some degree. Here’s a sampling of some of the bigger legislative developments – both positive and negative – and related polls on attitudes toward cannabis from around the US: Alabama: A House committee […]

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A Look Ahead: 12 States That Could Legalize Medical Marijuana in 2013

Last year was a significant one for the marijuana industry, with two states passing MMJ laws and another two legalizing cannabis for recreational use. It will be hard to top that, but the industry could be poised for another big year in 2013. As Medical Marijuana Business Daily reported last month, more than a dozen […]

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Is Medical Marijuana Legalization Coming to Kentucky?

By Anne Holland Before the Federal Government banned hemp growing, Kentucky was one of the top producing states in the nation – making it the green grass state. Seems that the climate and terrain are perfect for cannabis cultivation. Yesterday, Kentucky State Senator (D) Perry Clark announced he was introducing a bill to make marijuana […]

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