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Kentucky Bill Would Decriminalize Marijuana Possession

Legislation to decriminalize the possession of less than an ounce of marijuana – and up to five grams of resin – has been filed in Kentucky’s Senate. Senate Bill 82 was filed by State Senator Jimmy Higdon (R). It was initially assigned to the State and Local Government Committee, but was reassigned today to the Economic Development, …

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Kentucky Marijuana Possession Laws

Kentucky Marijuana Possession Laws:   Up to 8 ounces: Penalty: Misdemeanor with up to 45 days in jail and/or a maximum fine of $250.   Anything above 8 ounces is considered for distribution purposes. Below is Kentucky’s distribution laws:   Less than 8 oz (first offense) Misdemeanor Incarceration: 1 year Fine: $500 Less than 8 …

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Bill to Legalize Cannabis Filed in Kentucky Senate

Legislation to legalize the recreational use of cannabis for those 21 and older has been prefiled for the upcoming legislative session (beginning January) in Kentucky. The Cannabis Freedom Act (Senate Bill 44), filed by Senator Perry B. Clark, would allow those 21 and older to possess up to an ounce of cannabis and cultivate up …

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