Interim Joint Health and Welfare Committee http://wkms.org en Lawmakers Say Medical Marijuana in Kentucky An Inevitability http://wkms.org/post/lawmakers-say-medical-marijuana-kentucky-inevitability <p><span style="font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">Wednesday, Kentucky lawmakers once again considered legislation that would make marijuana legal for medicinal use.</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">The legislature’s Interim Joint Committee on Health &amp; Welfare heard pleas from a nurse practitioner and people with disabilities who say that the drug, which is currently available for medicinal use in 22 states, would alleviate symptoms of pain.</p><p> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 10:59:02 +0000 Jonathan Meador 41406 at http://wkms.org Lawmakers Say Medical Marijuana in Kentucky An Inevitability Lawmakers Plan to Question Coventry CEO Over Contract Issues http://wkms.org/post/lawmakers-plan-question-coventry-ceo-over-contract-issues <p>Kentucky lawmakers will get their first chance tomorrow to ask a private Medicaid operator why it’s having so much trouble negotiating contracts with healthcare providers.</p><p> Tue, 19 Jun 2012 20:49:38 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 18438 at http://wkms.org Lawmakers Plan to Question Coventry CEO Over Contract Issues