Secretary of State meets with advocates to discuss ‘patient-centered’ medical marijuana legislation

Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes on Tuesday initiated discussions about Kentucky medical marijuana legislation with a panel of experts and advocates in Frankfort. Grimes announced the effort last week. “I came to Frankfort to help people, and there are thousands of Kentuckians who need and are begging for medical marijuana to help ease their pain,” said Grimes. “Today’s...

Secretary of State convening task force to propose legislative action to legalize medical marijuana

Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes is convening a task force of Kentuckians to focus on a legislative proposal to legalize medical marijuana in Kentucky, Grimes announced Wednesday. The group will also study and propose potential implementation and regulation processes. “Too many Kentuckians are suffering from debilitating physical and mental illnesses. Most have lived with the effects...

When you eat could have as much impact on your health as what you eat, researchers say

  Dr. Vincent Cassone talks about his biology research.   By Allison Elliott-Shannon Special to KyForward   Researchers funded by a National Institutes of Health grant have concluded that when you eat could have as much impact on your health as what you eat.   Vincent Cassone, University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences professor and chair of the Department of Biology,...