Tag Archives: Kentucky

Ex-Miss Kentucky gets probation for smuggling marijuana into prison

LIMA, Ohio — A former Miss Kentucky who tried to smuggle a small amount of marijuana into an Ohio prison for her boyfriend won’t have to spend time behind bars. The Lima News reports 28-year-old Kia Hampton, of Louisville, Kentucky,

‘Godfather of Grass’ sentenced to 57 months in prison on federal marijuana charge

Published: Mar 15, 2018, 5:21 pm • Updated: Mar 15, 2018, 5:21 pm By The Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The “Godfather of Grass,” who fled to Canada after being indicted on federal drug charges and spent eight years on

Kentucky medical marijuana bill runs into law enforcement opposition

Published: Mar 7, 2018, 10:48 am • Updated: Mar 7, 2018, 10:48 am By Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press FRANKFORT, Ky. — A bill to legalize medical marijuana in Kentucky ran into strong opposition from law enforcement officials Tuesday during another

Kentucky medical marijuana advocates pack legislative hearing

Published: Mar 5, 2018, 8:47 pm • Updated: Mar 7, 2018, 10:54 am By Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Supporters of legalizing medical marijuana in Kentucky made their case to a legislative panel Monday, touting it as

Kentucky gov rips Colorado legalization; state’s marijuana adviser says laws evolving

Published: Oct 11, 2017, 3:17 pm • Updated: Oct 11, 2017, 4:21 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Marijuana legalization is a “sucker’s bet” that has had negative consequences in Colorado and is not right for Kentucky, the Bluegrass

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