Kentucky senator wants to legalize medical marijuana - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Kentucky senator wants to legalize medical marijuana

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Kentucky Senator Perry Clark Kentucky Senator Perry Clark

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Louisville lawmaker has introduced legislation that would legalize marijuana for medicinal purposes.

Thursday, State Senator Perry Clark introduced the "Gatewood Galbraith Medical Marijuana Memorial Act" in honor of the late Lexington attorney and gubernatorial candidate.

For years, Galbraith was the leading proponent for legalizing marijuana.

Perry introduced the legislation several months early, hoping to gain support ahead of the next legislative session.

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