Indiana state representative files bill to legalize medical marijuana

Indiana state representative files bill to legalize medical marijuana

Published: Jan 2nd, 2018 – 12:24pm (EST)

Updated: Jan 3rd, 2018 – 11:58am (EST)

INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) — State Representative Jim Lucas is filing House Bill 1106, which aims to legalize medical marijuana in Indiana.

The 28-page bill would allow for the cultivation, dispensing and use of medical marijuana for anyone with a serious medical condition.

Rep. Lucas said it is “a common sense, best practices approach to decriminalizing an incredible option for millions of Hoosiers and offering them a better quality of life!”

The cultivation and distribution would be overseen by the Indiana State Health Department.

The bill prohibits discrimination against medical marijuana users and “prohibits harassment of medical marijuana users by law enforcement officers.”

Additionally, it would prohibit the state from assisting federal enforcement officials in any way should they wish to crack down on users.

If passed, the law would go into effect on July 1, 2018.

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The Indiana General Assembly Website logo

https://iga.in.gov/legislative/2018/bills/senate/307

https://iga.in.gov/legislative/2018/bills/senate/280

https://iga.in.gov/legislative/2018/bills/senate/310

https://iga.in.gov/legislative/2017/bills/senate/255

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