Kentucky: Marijuana sparks debate in Frankfort

It's not a new topic, but it's getting a new push.

Two bills are expected to be introduced this legislative session -- one that would legalize medical marijuana and another legalizing recreational use of the drug.

"I would love to get a vote on the floor this year either in the senate or the house," explained former US Congressman Mike Ward.

Ward lives in Louisville and is working to get medical marijuana passed this session. He's started a group called 'Legalize Kentucky Now' to provide an umbrella group to coordinate the activities of people who believe medical marijuana should be legal.

Twenty-three states in the US have legalized medical marijuana, and some lawmakers are hoping that trend will carry into Kentucky.

"It's about allowing people the opportunity to use something that millions are...

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