marijuana http://wuky.org en Industrial Hemp Bill to be Filed in Ky. General Assembly http://wuky.org/post/industrial-hemp-bill-be-filed-ky-general-assembly <p>LEXINGTON, Ky. - State Agriculture Commissioner James Comer says a bill to allow the growth of industrial hemp will soon be filed in the Kentucky General Assembly. Thu, 03 Jan 2013 23:38:46 +0000 Brenna Angel 25520 at http://wuky.org Industrial Hemp Bill to be Filed in Ky. General Assembly Regulation Bans New Forms Of Synthetic Marijuana http://wuky.org/post/regulation-bans-new-forms-synthetic-marijuana <p class="ap-story-p">LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear has stepped up the fight against synthetic drugs by signing emergency regulations banning newly identified forms of synthetic marijuana.</p><p class="ap-story-p">Beshear's action Tuesday is the first time an administrative regulation has been used to outlaw synthetic substances, which mimic the effects of cocaine, marijuana and other illegal stimulants.</p><p class="ap-story-p">In the past, Kentucky lawmakers have passed laws banning drugs known as "bath salts" and synthetic marijuana.</p> Tue, 18 Dec 2012 18:43:55 +0000 Associated Press 24904 at http://wuky.org Regulation Bans New Forms Of Synthetic Marijuana Clark Prepares to Unveil Marijuana Proposal http://wuky.org/post/clark-prepares-unveil-marijuana-proposal <p>FRANKFORT, Ky. - A state lawmaker is preparing to unveil legislation that he will introduce in next year&#39;s<br />legislative session that would legalize marijuana for medical purposes.</p><p>Democratic Sen. Perry Clark&nbsp; of Louisville scheduled a press conference for 2 p.m. EDT Thursday to promote what he has dubbed the &quot;Gatewood Galbraith Medical Marijuana Memorial Act&#39;&#39; in honor of the late<br />Lexington attorney who was the state&#39;s leading proponent of marijuana legalization.</p> Thu, 05 Jul 2012 12:59:20 +0000 Associated Press 17031 at http://wuky.org Clark Prepares to Unveil Marijuana Proposal