Cannabis Business Times reports on the strong opposition from law enforcement officials and others during a round of testimony before a legislative panel.

They introduce the piece by saying….

A day after hearing from medical marijuana supporters, the panel took comments from law enforcement officials and a Warren County prosecutor. They warned that legalization could exacerbate Kentucky’s drug addiction woes.

“This is a road we do not want to go down,” said Chris Cohron, representing the Kentucky Commonwealth’s Attorneys Association.

Legalizing medical cannabis would send the wrong message, creating “a dangerous illusion” that marijuana is safe, Daviess County Sheriff Keith Cain said. That would be “a sure prescription for increased use,” especially among young people, he said.

 

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http://www.cannabisbusinesstimes.com/article/kentucky-medical-marijuana-bill-shelved-after-opposition/