Paducah Police say a shots-fired call led to the arrest of a man on a repeat charge of trafficking in marijuana.  

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Medical marijuana sales reached more than $3.8 million last month at licensed dispensaries throughout Illinois.

McCracken County Sheriff's Dept., via Facebook

McCracken County Sheriff's Department has made five arrests connected to prostitution and illegal drug activity. According to a news release, detectives located individuals who had posted online 'escort' ads on Acting undercover, agents found several women who agreed to meet in the Paducah area to provide sexual acts for money. 

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On Wednesday, Kentucky legislators listened to a presentation about the benefits of medical cannabis from Don Stacy, a cancer doctor and medical liaison for pro-legalization group Alliance for Innovative Medicine.

Kentucky State Police

A judge has dismissed drug charges against a western Kentucky couple after ruling that evidence collected by state police was inadmissible. 

Aaron Payne | Ohio Valley ReSource

As the opioid epidemic continues to plague the Ohio Valley with addiction and death, the search for safer methods of pain management has become increasingly urgent. Aaron Payne of Ohio Valley Resource member station WOUB reports.

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Advocates have renewed their push to legalize medical marijuana in Kentucky, arguing in favor of a bill that would regulate the drug during a legislative hearing late last week.

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State Lawmakers on Friday will hear the “pros and cons” of legalizing marijuana for medical purposes.

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An Illinois Judge is directing the state to add post-traumatic stress disorder to the list of diseases eligible for medical marijuana treatment in a case filed by a military veteran.

High Hopes For Hemp

Jun 27, 2016
Nicole Erwin, Ohio Valley ReSource

Farmers throughout the Ohio Valley want to revive a crop that was once a staple in the region: hemp. After a ban that lasted more than half a century, the 2014 Farm Bill allowed states to grow hemp in research programs. Growers and processors in Kentucky are aggressively putting that research program to work in hopes of winning a share of the booming market for hemp products.