Politician Info

Self-employed/Rake Strategies. The Yoga Bar, owner. BA Business. Yale, Campaign School. Harvard Kennedy School. Leading Resilient Communities Program, Senior Executives in State and Local Govnt. Newport Biz Assoc, Bd member. Mental Health America, Bd member. Democratic State Central Executive Committee, member. Affordable Housing Caucus, member. Democrat of the Year. NKY Democrats Entrepreneur of the Year OTR Chamber.

Holds office State House District 67

Position on Marijuana Legalization

In response to KY NORML's candidate survey, Rachel indicated support for legalizing, taxing, and regulating marijuana.

Sponsored Legislation

General Assembly 2024

  • HB 420 - Establish an Adult-Use Cannabis Program
Co-sponsored Legislation

General Assembly 2024

  • HB 72 - Create a new section of KRS Chapter 218A to make possession of a personal use quantity of cannabis exempt from civil or criminal penalty
  • HB 160 - Propose to create a new section of the Constitution of Kentucky to guarantee the right of an individual 21 years of age or older to possess, use, buy, or sell one ounce or less of cannabis and to cultivate, harvest, and store up to five cannabis plants for personal use
  • HB 351 - Amend KRS 342.610 to exclude certain levels of delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol in the blood from the presumption that an injury was caused by the introduction of certain substances into the employee's body
  • HB 352 - Amend KRS 218B.010 to add additional conditions to the list of qualifying medical conditions for the use of medicinal cannabis.
Contact Rachel Roberts

Email: Rachel.Roberts@lrc.ky.gov

Web: https://legislature.ky.gov/Legislators/Pages/Legislator-Profile.aspx?DistrictNumber=67

Phone: 502-564-8100 ext. 641


702 Capital Avenue, Annex Room 460

Frankfort, KY 40601

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