Medical Marijuana Legalization Bill (SB 158) Approved By Kansas House of Representatives

Members of the Kansas House of Representatives voted to approve a bill on Thursday that would legalize the medicinal use of cannabis. The measure, Senate Bill 158 (SB 158), was passed in the House by a vote of 79 to 42. The Kansas Senate approved SB 158 on March 25…

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Kansas Lawmakers Consider Strictly Regulated Medical Marijuana Program

State lawmakers in Kansas are considering a bill that would legalize medical marijuana under strictly limited conditions. Kansas is one of only 14 states without a comprehensive medical marijuana program, currently allowing patients with a recommendation from a physician to only use CBD oil with a maximum of 5% THC.…

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New Belgium’s new hemp beer is on tap now. Except in Kansas. Here’s why.

Beer aficionados and hemp advocates across the country can now toast a pint of New Belgium’s Hemperor HPA. Except in Kansas, where the craft brew — like hemp — is banned. New Belgium announces The Hemperor HPA hemp beer. (photo provided by New Belgium Brewery) The “hemp pale ale” three…

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Anti-marijuana Kansas lawmaker: African Americans more susceptible to drug abuse because of “genetics”

Published: Jan 8, 2018, 5:11 pm • Updated: Jan 8, 2018, 5:13 pm By Christopher Ingraham, The Washington Post A Republican member of the Kansas House of Representatives is facing criticism this week after arguing that illicit drugs are illegal in part because of “the African Americans” and their predisposition to drug…

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This Kansas gov candidate backs medical marijuana, gun rights — BTW he’s 16

Published: Aug 14, 2017, 12:12 pm • Updated: Aug 14, 2017, 12:15 pm By The Associated Press TOPEKA, Kan. — He won’t even be able to vote, but a 16-year-old Wichita high school student says he’s serious about his bid to run for governor of Kansas. Jack Bergerson has filed…

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Justice Within Reach for Kansas Couple Raided for Tomatoes and Tea Leaves

A Kansas couple will finally see their day in court after years of rulings and appeals stemming from a 2012 SWAT-like raid that only turned up some tomato plants and loose leaf tea. Some of the scarring memories for the family from the raid: The father was forced to the…

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