Hemp industry moves to self-regulation. Medical Marijuana, up for discussion in Kentucky. Suicide prevention is focus of events at EKU. Tree Week returns to Lexington. Details of the Origins Jazz Series season opener. 

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One: How to know when a loved one or friend is in danger of suicide: a conversation with EKU psychologist Melinda Moore. Details of World Suicide Prevention Week events on the EKU campus. LISTEN

Two: Stu Johnson covers an information and update event for Kentucky hemp farmers and processors. Tom Martin interviews Jonathan Miller, general counsel for the US Hemp Roundtable on the industry's efforts to self-regulate. And Tom talks with Ben Chandler, executive director of the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky about his organization's September forum on the legalization of medical marijuana in Kentucky. LISTEN

Three: Bridget Abernathy of the Ky. Division of Forestry and Lexington Municipal Arborist Heather Wilson discuss details of Tree Week 2019 coming in October. And the Origins Jazz Series' Richard Young offers info on the season opener: jazz pianist Orrin Evans. LISTEN

Listen to the interviews:

Suicide prevention: Dr. Melinda Moore

Hemp industry self regulates: Jonathan Miller

The prospects for legalizing medical marijuana in KY: Ben Chandler

Tree Week: Bridget Abernathy & Heather Wilson

Origins Jazz Series: Richard Young


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