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Kentucky Nurses Association Endorses Legalizing Medical Cannabis

The Kentucky Nurses Association has officially endorsed the legalization of medical cannabis, calling it an issue of patients’ rights. “I hope that folks are going to see that when registered nurses say this is an important access to care issue, that folks are going to look at it as the medical and patient care issue …

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Incoming Kentucky Governor Supports Medical Cannabis

Republican Matt Bevin, who’s Kentucky’s governor-elect after beating Democrat Jack Conway by a comfortable nine-point margin, is in complete support of legalizing medical cannabis, including establishing a system that allows patients safe access to the medicine. During a debate on October 25, Bevin said that there is ‘unequivocal medical evidence’ that cannabis has medical value, …

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Kentucky House Speaker Will Soon File Medical Cannabis Legalization Bill

Kentucky House Speaker Greg Stumbo has announced that he will file a bill in the upcoming legislative session aimed at legalizing medical cannabis. “I think it’s going to get some play this session; I don’t know how much,” says Stumbo, noting that although Kentucky lawmakers have been hesitant of legalizing medical cannabis in past sessions, …

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