Concerning Johnny Boone…

December 19, 2017, John Robert Boone, “Johnny Boone”, plead guilty to possession of more than 1000 marijuana plants, and to trafficking in Washington County Kentucky.  He was known as the “Godfather of Grass” and the leader of the “Cornbread Mafia” in Marion County Kentucky.  U.S. District Judge Charles R. Simpson III in Louisville sentenced John …

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Legendary pot grower Johnny Boone, leader of Kentucky’s ‘Cornbread Mafia,’ back in U.S.

John “Johnny” Boone, the leader of Kentucky’s “Cornbread Mafia,” once the nation’s largest domestic marijuana producing organization, is back in the United States after eight years on the lam. Boone, who was once featured on “America’s Most Wanted,” was apprehended in Canada in December 2016 and was ordered detained Wednesday after appearing in U.S. District …

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FRIENDS OF JOHNNIE BOONE

  Charlie Bickett 21 hrs · We have a challenge ; FRIENDS OF JOHNNIE BOONE , What–Johnnie Boone Benefit Where–Big Mamas,,Loretto Ky,,, When–April 23,,Sunday,,3-8,,come early Why–Our friend Johnnie,,has recently been captured,,He will soon [I hope] be transferred to Kentucky,to await trial.,,He will be needing money ,,for,,CANTEEN,,PHONECALLS and,,LEGAL DEFENSE At the benefit ,,we will be selling …

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Feds: Fugitive ex-leader of "Cornbread Mafia" pot ring nabbed in Canada

  By Crimesider Staff CBS/AP December 22, 2016, 7:49 PM MONTREAL — The reputed former leader of the notorious Kentucky-based “Cornbread Mafia” marijuana ring has been captured in Canada after eight years on the run, according to the U.S. Marshals. John “Johnny” Boone was taken into custody by Canadian law enforcement officials Thursday after the …

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Tale of Kentucky’s ‘King of Pot’ hits Greenpoint

By Will Bredderman Talk about Southern comfort. The true story of a cartel of Kentucky-fried marijuana growers who fell prey to the largest weed bust in American history — a story that took author James Higdon from his adopted home in Williamsburg back to the hills of his native state — will hit WORD bookstore …

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James Higdon’s "The Cornbread Mafia: A Homegrown Syndicate’s Code of Silence and the Biggest Marijuana Bust in American History"

press release April 16, 2012, 3:57 p.m. EDT James Higdon’s “The Cornbread Mafia: A Homegrown Syndicate’s Code of Silence and the Biggest Marijuana Bust in American History” Available This Week NEW YORK, NY, Apr 16, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — ATTENTION JOURNALISTS AND PRODUCERS: 4/20 — “The Pot Holiday” — is this week! James Higdon …

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Pot-growing ‘Cornbread Mafia’ chief, after 8 years on the run, is heading to prison

By Bill Estep bestep@herald-leader.com March 15, 2018 07:00 PM A Kentucky man who helped lead what was once called the biggest marijuana-growing operation in the nation was sentenced Thursday to four years and nine months in federal prison. John Robert “Johnny” Boone, now 74, headed the colorfully named “Cornbread Mafia,” which federal authorities said grew …

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“Godfather of Grass,” outlaw head of the “Cornbread Mafia,” pleads guilty to drug charge

John Robert Boone fled to Canada after a 2008 indictment on federal drug charges in Kentucky, and spent eight years on the run Published: Dec 20, 2017, 2:31 pm By Bruce Schreiner, The Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The “Godfather of Grass” — who generated an Internet following for his exploits during his run from …

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Kentucky must legalize medical marijuana in 2018, secretary of state says

Thomas Novelly, Louisville Courier Journal Could legal medical marijuana be on the horizon in Kentucky? Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes said Wednesday she wants to legalize medical marijuana in the Bluegrass State by 2018. A task force, led by Grimes, will also study and propose potential implementation and regulation processes. In a statement, …

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2017 Kentucky Marijuana Legalization Vote: Key Dates To Watch

Above:  Unfortunately the above picture was not taken in Kentucky!   Have you been trying to follow Kentucky marijuana legalization news online and find you cannot figure out if it is legalized or if the bill died in the Kentucky State Senate? Current Kentucky medical marijuana laws were introduced in late 2016 by Kentucky state …

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