INDIANAPOLIS -- Lawmakers didn't say whether they will proceed with
legislation to legalize marijuana after advocates for such law
dominated a four-hour Statehouse hearing last week.
Sen. Karen Tallian, D-Portage, who proposed a study of the issue this
year, told the Criminal Law and Sentencing Policy Committee that she
had no agenda other than to "start talking about this."
She said the idea for the study came from her "experience sitting in
court as an attorney" and "looking at young kids pleading to minor
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