Decrim and medical marijuana introduced in Indiana
Write your legislators in support of decrim
marijuana bills in Indiana
Last year, the Indiana Senate passed a resolution calling on
the Sentencing Policy Study Commission to examine the impact of changes to
Indiana’s marijuana laws. This year advocates are aiming to do just that.
Karen Tallian (D) has introduced SB 347, a
decriminalization bill that would change the penalty for possession of up to three
ounces of marijuana from a misdemeanor punishable by up to a year in jail and a
fine of up to $5,000 to a civil infraction punishable by a fine of up to $500. Please
ask your state legislators to support this sensible change to Indiana’s
And the good news doesn’t end there. Rep. Tom Knollman (R) has started the medical
marijuana conversation in earnest with the introduction of Indiana’s first
medical marijuana bill in recent memory — HB 1370.
The bill calls upon the Indiana Department of Health to develop a regulatory
framework for the growth and distribution of medical marijuana through
dispensaries and to register patients with debilitating medical conditions. Click
here to urge your elected officials to protect patients and pass HB 1370.
Many thanks to ReLegalize
Indiana and all the activists around the state who helped generate all this