Regarding Andrea Neal’s June 4 column, if the goal of marijuana prohibition is to subsidize violent drug cartels, prohibition is a grand success.
Columnist Andrea Neal has quaffed heartily of the Prohibition Kool-Aid. Her column is major league jerky knee. If she is so miffed on smoking, perhaps she should peruse the writings of Donald Tashkin of the University of California, Los Angeles, while eating a cannabis medible.
“For First Time, Majority in U.S. Supports Public Smoking Ban.” That was the headline in July 2011 as cigarette bans swept the country. In 2000, just one major U.S. city banned smoking at work sites, restaurants and bars. As of last year, 60 percent of the 50 largest cities did, including In…
PORTAGE | Charges are pending against a resident of an apartment in the 5500 block of Tulip Court after police discovered an alleged marijuana growing operation there.
INDIANAPOLIS | State Sen. Karen Tallian, D-Ogden Dunes, who led budget negotiations for the Senate Democrats, is disappointed with the spending and tax cut plan approved last week by the Republican-controlled General Assembly.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Senate voted in favor of 40 proposals Wednesday, the final day for the Senate to act on House-approved legislation.
TACOMA, Wash. | John Connelly leaned forward on his barstool, set his lips against a clear glass pipe and inhaled a white cloud of marijuana vapor.
MICHIGAN CITY | An investigation spurred on with help from citizens resulted in the arrest of seven people Friday and seizure of marijuana, guns, cash and bullets, according to Michigan City Police.
GARY | A crate that was sent to a business in the 4500 block of West Fifth Avenue last month was seized by police after 35 pounds of marijuana was discovered, according to reports.
VALPARAISO | A Valparaiso man was arrested when police found marijuana in a baby stroller case in the man's apartment, authorities said.
MERRILLVILLE | A Merrillville man accused of being part of a drug ring that netted more than $450,000 accepted a plea deal Thursday, according to court records.
VALPARAISO | Three people were arrested Monday night on drug charges after a traffic stop conducted by Valparaiso police.
INDIANAPOLIS | State Sen. Karen Tallian, D-Ogden Dunes, is upset Indiana will not be joining the increasing number of states that have decriminalized possessing small amounts of marijuana.
GARY | An 18-year-old man is facing a slate of charges after he was found smoking marijuana in the boys restroom of the Gary Career Center, police said.
CHESTERTON | An 18-year-old Illinois woman was taken into custody Monday on a charge of possessing marijuana after giving police a number of different explanations for nearly $8,000 in cash found in her vehicle.
PORTER TOWNSHIP | Three people were arrested Friday and county authorities said they found nearly 12 pounds of marijuana after responding to a burglary call at 2 S. Frame St.
VALPARAISO | A 16-year-old Valparaiso High School student faces a felony count of dealing marijuana on school property on allegations he baked marijuana-laced brownies and dispensed them at school Friday.
INDIANAPOLIS | Republican Gov.-elect Mike Pence on Wednesday named Doug Carter, a former suburban Indianapolis sheriff and retired state trooper, to be superintendent of the Indiana State Police.
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