Eddie Melton on Drugs
Allow some level of marijuana use, and recreational sales
Marijuana legalization looms as a likely campaign issue for the 2020 statewide elections. The three Democrats seeking to challenge Holcomb's reelection bid--state
Sen. Eddie Melton of Gary, former state health commissioner Woody Myers and tech business executive Josh Owens--all support allowing some level of marijuana use, although Myers opposes recreational sales.
Source: Associated Press on WGN-TV on 2020 Indiana governor race
, Dec 14, 2019
Legalize and regulate medical & recreational cannabis
Legalizing medical cannabis is a part of the Indiana Senate Democratic Caucus' 2019 legislative agenda. Last month, Indiana Senate Democrats--led by Sen. Eddie Melton--unveiled their priorities for the new year, which included proposing legislation to
legalize medical cannabis.
One bill would establish a Cannabis Compliance Commission, [to] oversee state regulation of the sale, use, or consumption of cannabis. The other bill would legalize recreational marijuana possession of less than 2 ounces
Source: Indianapolis NUVO on 2020 Indiana gubernatorial race
, Dec 19, 2018
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