marijuana

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. 

Calloway County Sheriff

Authorities say a Hazel, Ky man has been arrested for suspected marijuana trafficking in Calloway County. 

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Legislation to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana in Illinois is on its way to Governor Bruce Rauner's desk. 

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The Illinois medical marijuana industry saw $2.2 million in retail sales during April, the largest one-month figure yet. 

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Retail sales of medical marijuana in Illinois increased by roughly 30% in March compared to the previous month.

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The charges against a former TV meteorologist accused of growing marijuana will be sent to a grand jury for possible indictment.

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