Kentucky Medical Marijuana Bill Shelved After Opposition From Law Enforcement

A bill to legalize medical marijuana in Kentucky was shelved Wednesday after it ran into strong opposition from law enforcement officials during a round of testimony before a legislative panel. A day after hearing from medical marijuana supporters, the panel took comments from law enforcement officials and a Warren County prosecutor. They […]

These 12 States Could Pass Marijuana Laws This Year

The post These 12 States Could Pass Marijuana Laws This Year appeared first on High Times. Quite a few states could pass marijuana laws this year. Legalization has been a slow but steady process in recent years. In particular, 2016 was a big year for the movement. During elections that […]

States Governor Says He’ll Never Legalize Weed, Cites ‘Overdoses’

The post States Governor Says He’ll Never Legalize Weed, Cites ‘Overdoses’ appeared first on High Times. Kentucky cannabis consumers shouldn’t expect to see legalized marijuana anytime soon. Why? Because Kentucky’s governor says he’ll never legalize weed. In fact, Republican Gov. Matt Bevin cited all of the “overdoses” caused by “edibles […]

Ex-Miss Kentucky Claims She Was Illegally Searched Before Drug Arrest

The post Ex-Miss Kentucky Claims She Was Illegally Searched Before Drug Arrest appeared first on High Times. In 2010, 20-year-old Kia Hampton was the first black woman to represent Kentucky in the Miss USA Pageant. More recently, she’s fighting third-degree felony charges that carry a three-year maximum prison sentence. The […]

‘Godfather of Grass’ Pleads Not Guilty in Federal Court – High Times

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A 73-year-old drug suspect known as the “Godfather of Grass” has made his first appearance in federal court in Louisville since his December arrest in Canada after eight years on the run. The Courier-Journal reports John Robert “Johnny” Boone told U.S. Magistrate Judge Colin Lindsay on […]

Kentucky Destroys Hemp Containing Too Much THC – High Times

There is a distinct possibility that residents in the northern part of the Bluegrass State have smelled something that resembles marijuana wafting through the air over the past few weeks. The Kentucky Department of Agriculture says it recently burned a significant amount of commercial hemp because it contained too much […]