The Bluegrass State Has Gone Green - Medical Marijuana Legalized In Kentucky

Posted on AllSides March 31st, 2023
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Kentucky has become the 38th state in the U.S. to legalize cannabis for medical use. While the new law legitimizes the use of marijuana for medical purposes, it fails to afford lawful users employment protections, permitting employers to enforce “zero-tolerance” workplace policies. Further, it places specific obligations on workers who use medical cannabis to prove their innocence regarding impairment. The law comes after an executive order issued by Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear in 2022 that allowed Kentucky residents with qualifying medical conditions to possess and use small amounts of legally...

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