marijuana http://kmuw.org en Kansas Group Uses Billboard To Campaign for Legal Marijuana http://kmuw.org/post/kansas-group-uses-billboard-campaign-legal-marijuana <p>A Kansas group is planning to use a billboard campaign to push for legalizing marijuana in the state.</p><p>Fire It Up Kansas says the ad on a digital billboard near the Kansas Star Casino in Mulvane is the first it plans to put up across the state in coming weeks.</p><p>The ad asks the Legislature to legalize, tax and regulate the sale of marijuana.</p><p>The group's co-founder, Mike Golden, says marijuana is now in a black market with no regulation. He says putting it in a legal market takes away the criminal element.</p> Wed, 06 Nov 2013 15:04:56 +0000 Associated Press 25908 at http://kmuw.org Court: Legally Obtained Pot Still Illegal In Kansas http://kmuw.org/post/court-legally-obtained-pot-still-illegal-kansas <p>The Kansas Court of Appeals says marijuana obtained legally in another state is still illegal in Kansas.</p><p>The ruling comes in the case of a Colorado man who was stopped in Kansas with medical marijuana he was legally prescribed in his home state. A Kansas judge acquitted the man of a misdemeanor charge of illegally possessing marijuana. The state appealed the acquittal.</p><p>That lead to Friday's ruling that Kansas has the right to enforce its own drug laws even when marijuana was obtained legally elsewhere.</p> Mon, 18 Mar 2013 11:05:07 +0000 Associated Press 14293 at http://kmuw.org Court: Legally Obtained Pot Still Illegal In Kansas Top Morning News 3.18.13 http://kmuw.org/post/top-morning-news-31813 <p><em>House and Senate have different sales tax proposals; Woman walking 60 miles to draw attention to school funding issues; Legally obtained pot still illegal in Kansas.</em></p><p><strong>Kan. House, Senate Differ On Sales Tax Issue</strong></p><p>The Kansas House and Senate are working on two bills that would cut income taxes. The bill that passed the Senate would make permanent a temporary sales tax that's set to expire later this year. The House plan would let the sales tax expire as planned.</p><p><a href="http://kmuw.org/post/kan-house-senate-differ-sales-tax-issue">More...</a></p> Mon, 18 Mar 2013 10:17:03 +0000 Briana O’Higgins & Kate Clause 14294 at http://kmuw.org Top Morning News 3.18.13 Top Morning News 01.17.13 http://kmuw.org/post/top-morning-news-011713 <p><em>Kansas being hit hard by flu virus; Senate passes controversial 'pay-go' budget; Medical marijuana bill introduced into Kansas Senate.&nbsp;</em></p><p><strong>Kansas Among Hardest Hit By Flu Virus</strong></p><p>Kansas is among 10 states that are currently being hit hardest with the flu virus.</p><p><a href="http://kmuw.org/post/kansas-among-hardest-hit-flu-virus">More...</a></p><p><strong>Senate Passes So-Called 'Pay-Go' Budget Rule</strong></p> Thu, 17 Jan 2013 11:39:26 +0000 Briana O’Higgins 11322 at http://kmuw.org Top Morning News 01.17.13