What We Learned About Buying Medical Cannabis While Traveling To Illinois

By Evelyn Schultz, Lex18 on February 8, 2023

Governor Andy Beshear’s executive order on medical marijuana took effect more than a month ago, but Kentuckians who want to use medical marijuana still need to travel out of state to buy it.

A few weeks ago, we rode along with another local journalist, Karyn Czar, as she made the trip to Illinois to purchase marijuana for medical use.

The round-trip drive from Lexington to Thrive Dispensary in Mount Vernon is more than 300 miles along Interstate 64. The route runs through Louisville and across state lines, taking almost a full day and multiple tanks of gas.

– Read the entire article at Lex18.