Perry Clark http://wkms.org en State Senator Clark Says Proposed Heroin Legislation is "A Bad Bill" http://wkms.org/post/state-senator-clark-says-proposed-heroin-legislation-bad-bill <p>A Kentucky lawmaker is taking issue with proposed legislation aimed at tackling the state’s growing heroin problem.&nbsp;</p><p>Legislation from Republican Senator Katie Stine would raise penalties for heroin traffickers and punish dealers by reclassifying overdose deaths as criminal homicide when there is sufficient evidence.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 22:44:58 +0000 Jonathan Meador 37089 at http://wkms.org State Senator Clark Says Proposed Heroin Legislation is "A Bad Bill" Medical Marijuana Supporters Rally in Frankfort http://wkms.org/post/medical-marijuana-supporters-rally-frankfort-0 <p></p><p style="margin:0px 0px 15px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-size:15px;vertical-align:baseline;color:rgb(51,51,51);font-family:Georgia,Times,serif;line-height:22px">FRANKFORT — Saying the push for industrial help may help their cause in the future, supporters of a bill establishing a comprehensive system for medical marijuana in Kentucky rallied Wednesday in the Capitol Annex.</p><p style="margin:0px 0px 15px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-size:15px;vertical-align:baseline;color:rgb(51,51,51);font-family:Georgia,Times,serif;line-height:22px">Senate Bill 11, known as the Gatewood Galbraith Medical Marijuana Memorial Act, is sponsored by Sen. Perry Clark, D-Louisville. Clark acknowledged the struggles the bill might face in the Senate Judiciary Committee, but he said <a href="http://wfpl.org/post/industrial-hemp-gets-new-kentucky-supporter-mitch-mcconnell" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:rgb(12,76,162);text-decoration:initial" target="_blank">industrial hemp's momentum&nbsp;</a>may help the medical marijuana cause in future legislative sessions. Thu, 07 Feb 2013 12:19:23 +0000 Rae Hodge 27753 at http://wkms.org Medical Marijuana Supporters Rally in Frankfort State Senator Perry Clark Discusses His Bill to Legalize Medicinal Marijuana in KY http://wkms.org/post/state-senator-perry-clark-discusses-his-bill-legalize-medicinal-marijuana-ky <p>Could Kentucky be the next state to legalize medicinal use of marijuana? State Senator Perry Clark hopes so. He&rsquo;s pre-filed the &ldquo;Gatewood Galbraith Medical Marijuana Memorial Act.&rdquo; The bill is named after the late perennial gubernatorial candidate who campaigned on legalizing marijuana. Kentucky Public Radio&rsquo;s Phillip Bailey spoke with Senator Clark on his podcast <a href="http://wfpl.org/programs/noise-notes">Noise and Notes</a>. Here&rsquo;s a portion of that interview.</p> Sun, 15 Jul 2012 14:00:00 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey (KPR) 19188 at http://wkms.org State Senator Perry Clark Discusses His Bill to Legalize Medicinal Marijuana in KY