Indiana Bill To Legalize Hemp Advances

“There are all sorts of applications for the the product,” said Bob Kraft of Farm Bureau, “and there really is no reason whatsoever to keep it on the restricted crop list.”

INDIANA:  Indiana is one step closer to legalizing hemp. A committee in the Indiana House gave unanimous approval to a bill that would clear the way for hemp production if the federal government gives the go-ahead. It’s an effort supported by the people who want legalized marijuana but is not considered to be a step Read the full article…

Hoosier Governor Says Legalizing Marijuana Is A Step Too Far

"I don't support the legalization of marijuana, and that's been my position for a long time and will continue to be," Indiana Governor Mike Pence, a Republican, said on CNN's "State of the Union".

INDIANA: Washington and Colorado may have blazed the trail by legalizing marijuana, but not all U.S. states are rushing to follow their lead, governors from several states in the Midwest and the East Coast said on Sunday. “I don’t support the legalization of marijuana, and that’s been my position for a long time and will continue Read the full article…

Indiana Bill Advances To Legalize Pot’s Less Potent Cousin: Hemp

FlexForm uses hemp to make the insides of interior doors and armrests at its Elkhart County facility.

INDIANA:  Gregg Baumbaugh has 4,000 pounds of cannabis sitting in his automobile parts manufacturing plant. It wasn’t illegal for him to import it, but it’s against the law for Indiana farmers to grow the variety of cannabis he buys in bulk. Baumbaugh wants to see that changed. The “weed” he uses to make the insides Read the full article…

Hemp’s Future In Indiana Raises Doubts

Supporters make hemp, which is the cousin of marijuana but contains little of the psychoactive chemical in marijuana, sound like a wonder crop. It can be used to produce products as varied as hemp seed, hemp oil, cloth and energy-producing biomass, about 25,000 different products in all.

INDIANA:  More than 50 years after America started eradicating it, hemp might be coming to a field near you. An Indiana Senate committee has given its approval, which has thrilled advocates of the new crop. What remains to be seen is whether Indiana farmers will be willing to plant the crop. Supporters make hemp, which Read the full article…

Marijuana Legalization Makes Sense For Indiana

There are many practical reasons to legalize marijuana.

INDIANA:  I don’t like marijuana, and I don’t enjoy socializing with people under its influence. But what separates me from most elected officials is that I am not so arrogant as to believe that my personal preferences function as divine mandates.  Just because I don’t enjoy something, does not mean that you should not have Read the full article…

The Hoosier Let Down

My name is Cory Davidson.  I am a member of Indiana Medical Marijuana Advocates.  I am also a decorated combat veteran, and I live with PTSD.

My name is Cory Davidson.  I am a member of Indiana Medical Marijuana Advocates (IMMA).  I am also a decorated combat veteran, and I live with PTSD. I joined IMMA to help educate fellow Hoosiers on the subject of Medicinal Marijuana in Indiana, and to help establish a natural treatment option for Hoosiers.  My associates at Read the full article…

Indiana Marijuana Laws A Step Back In Time

Governor Mike Pence -- moving Indiana backwards

INDIANA:  A recent Pew Research Center poll found that for the first time a majority of Americans favor legalizing the use of marijuana. Indiana Governor Mike Pence is not among them.With the rest of the United States moving toward relaxing the marijuana laws, Indiana seems to be bravely marching into the past. The Hoosier State’s penalties Read the full article…