This was originally published by the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) and appears here with permission.

Kentucky Senate lawmakers have approved legislation, Senate Bill 47, establishing a medical cannabis access program for qualified patients with authorization from their physician. 

The legislation institutes a governing body to regulate medical cannabis use and distribution in the Bluegrass State. Patients will be permitted to have a 30-day supply of medical cannabis at their residence and a 10-day supply on their person.

Kentucky NORML deputy director Lauren Bratcher praised lawmakers’ …

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