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kas125 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-26-11 05:37 PM
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Indiana Senator Advocates Legalization Of Marijuana
INDIANAPOLIS -- A state senator is asking a question she hopes will spur debate over sentencing laws and possibly save Indiana millions of dollars: Should the state legalize marijuana?

Democratic Sen. Karen Tallian, of Portage, wants a criminal law and sentencing study committee to examine Indiana's marijuana laws next summer and come up with recommendations.

Other states have already decriminalized small amounts of marijuana or created programs to allow medical marijuana, and Tallian said it's time for Indiana to have the discussion.

Tallian said Republicans who control the Senate have assured her they will give a legislative hearing to her proposal, which would direct the summer study committee to examine the issue.


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