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Cannabis in the clinic

Lawmakers spark medical marijuana debate. By Kenny Colston After being laughed off for years, a push to legalize marijuana for medical purposes is getting traction in Kentucky. Both of Kentucky’s legislative chambers had committee hearings on the topic. And the chairman of the Kentucky House Health and Welfare committee, Tom Burch, a Democrat from Louisville, has said he strongly supports it.

College of Public Health inducts four into hall of fame

The University of Kentucky College of Public Health will induct four new members into the Hall of Fame during the 9th Annual Public Health Hall of Fame recognition on Oct. 5 at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Lexington. Each year, the event honors both Kentuckians and non-Kentuckians who have made major contributions to the health