Thomas Novelly, Louisville Courier Journal
Could legal medical marijuana be on the horizon in Kentucky?
Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes said Wednesday she wants to legalize medical marijuana in the Bluegrass State by 2018.
A task force, led by Grimes, will also study and propose potential implementation and regulation processes.
In a statement, Grimes said, “2018 is and must be the year when Kentucky finally steps up on medical marijuana. We have to get this done to help Kentuckians who are hurting.”
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State Rep. John Sims, D- Flemingsburg, will co-chair a task force alongside Grimes the statement said.
“Kentucky is getting left behind on this issue. Already 29 states and the District of Columbia have enacted medical marijuana legislation to help their people,” Sims said in the announcement. “The research is done. The studies have…
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