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Lawsuit filed against Gov. Bevin and AG Beshear over medical marijuana

06/14/2017 12:42 PM

Three Kentuckians are suing Governor Matt Bevin’s administration and Attorney General Andy Beshear over Kentucky’s law banning medical marijuana. The suit, filed in Franklin Circuit Court on Wednesday, argues that forbidding the possession and use of marijuana for medical purposes violates provisions of the Kentucky Constitution that protect individual privacy and prohibit arbitrary conduct by the government. The suit says thousands of people “are often given no choice but to use prescription opioids – the same opioids which have killed... Read more 

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