Kentucky Medical Cannabis Bill Faces Uphill Fight

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Supporters of legalizing medical marijuana in Kentucky touted its potential on Thursday as a viable alternative to ease the state’s addiction woes from opioid painkillers.

Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes joined other advocates at a state Capitol event to promote a medical cannabis legalization bill introduced this week in the state House.

Advocates included Eric Crawford, who had a plastic bag filled with prescription bottles in his lap as he sat in a wheelchair. He suffered spinal cord injuries in a vehicle crash 24 years ago, and many of the prescriptions were

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