Kentucky gov rips Colorado legalization; state’s marijuana adviser says laws evolving

Marijuana legalization is a “sucker’s bet” that has had negative consequences in Colorado and is not right for Kentucky, the Bluegrass State’s Gov. Matt Bevin said this week.

Bevin, while a guest on Terry Meiners’ talk show on WHAS radio on Tuesday in Louisville, shot down any prospect of recreational marijuana legalization happening under his watch.

“We are not, while I’m governor, going to be legalizing the use of marijuana in this state for recreational purposes or for revenue-generating purposes,” Bevin said.

Bevin addressed the topic of cannabis legalization after more at