Kentucky activists, including at least two elected officials. are part of a task force charged with studying the legalization of medical marijuana.

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The group – formed and led by Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes – will be empowered to propose the implementation and regulation of medical cannabis, according to TV station WSAZ.

Here’s what you need to know about the task force:

  • It will include members of the medical community, including doctors and nurses.
  • MMJ proponents, law enforcement, the military and state agencies also will be represented on the panel.
  • State Rep. John Sims, who’s drawing up an MMJ bill for 2018, will serve as co-chair.