From Frankfort

Cons of legalizing cannabis outlined at committee meeting; Pro cannabis supporters peeved

10/12/2017 05:05 PM

FRANKFORT – Whether or not cannabis should be legalized for medicinal and or recreation use was discussed on Thursday during the Interim Joint Committee on Veterans, Military Affairs, and Public Protection meeting on Thursday. Officials against legalizing cannabis in Kentucky presented statistics from Colorado, which legalized the recreational use of the drug in 2013. They say the saw the number of youths using marijuana in 2015 was 54 percent higher than the national average. However, according to a December 2016 article in... Read more 


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