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Indiana seeks federal permission to grow hemp

INDIANAPOLIS | The state seed commissioner is wasting no time in trying to win federal approval for Hoosier farmers to grow hemp for industrial purposes.

April 03, 2014 6:30 pm Video Related

Semitrailer driver arrested after police find marijuana

BURNS HARBOR | A Michigan semitrailer driver was arrested Monday after troopers found marijuana in his vehicle, police said. 

March 24, 2014 7:33 pm
Region crime-busters sweep through Gary

Region crime-busters sweep through Gary

GARY | The Spirit of Love Missionary Baptist Church stood silent witness as about a half dozen officers surrounded a struggling Gary resident, who was letting loose with a stream of profanity and saliva.

March 22, 2014 7:30 pm Video Photos

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Police find cookies, muffins laced with hash oil in woman's car

Police find cookies, muffins laced with hash oil in woman's car

CHESTERTON | Muffins and cookies made with hash oil were confiscated along with marijuana from a Liberty Township woman who was found passed out Saturday night downtown, police said.

March 04, 2014 11:25 am

Business tax cut advances at Statehouse

INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled House approved a business tax cut proposal Monday that's expected to be merged with a state Senate-revised measure into one plan that its supporters claim will create jobs for Hoosiers.

March 03, 2014 7:45 pm
Police find evidence of pot-grow opearation in South Haven

Police find evidence of pot-grow opearation in South Haven

SOUTH HAVEN | A South Haven man was arrested Saturday night after police found evidence of marijuana being grown in his garage.

February 10, 2014 3:41 pm

Charges filed in Merrillville drug case

MERRILLVILLE | Charges were filed Friday in connection with an alleged drug deal involving about 25 pounds of marijuana.

February 07, 2014 7:58 pm

Fix for Lake tax loophole, other measures win Senate approval

INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Indiana General Assembly began its mid-session break Tuesday, after the Senate voted to send more than 60 legislative proposals to the House.

February 04, 2014 6:00 pm Related
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January 29, 2014 12:00 am
Senate panel endorses industrial hemp production

Senate panel endorses industrial hemp production

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana's endless rows of corn and soybeans someday may be planted side by side with fields of tall, slender stalks of cannabis.

January 24, 2014 8:10 pm Related

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January 07, 2014 12:00 am
State lawmakers face packed agenda

State lawmakers face packed agenda

INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosier lawmakers return to the Statehouse on Tuesday -- postponed from Monday due to snow and extreme cold -- for a 10-week session that's almost certain to garner national attention, put more than $1 billion in local government funding at risk and determine the future of Ind…

January 06, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Legislative preview: Lots to do, little time

Legislative preview: Lots to do, little time

The Indianapolis 500 always will be the fastest race in the state, but in even-numbered years the legislative sprint by the Indiana General Assembly runs a close second.

November 25, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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82 pounds of marijuana found during traffic stop

82 pounds of marijuana found during traffic stop

PORTAGE | Police on Thursday discovered 82 pounds of marijuana hidden in a car during a traffic stop on the Indiana Toll Road.

November 08, 2013 5:00 pm
Burglary call nets 2.5 pounds of marijuana

Burglary call nets 2.5 pounds of marijuana

VALPARAISO | A report of a burglary on the city's southwest side Wednesday resulted in the surprise discovery of two and half pounds of marijuana and $10,000 in cash, according to police.

October 17, 2013 2:18 pm Photos

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July 20, 2013 12:00 am
Indiana Supreme Court OKs stops for too-dark windows, even if tint is legal

Indiana Supreme Court OKs stops for too-dark windows, even if tint is legal

INDIANAPOLIS | Motorists with tinted vehicle windows may find themselves getting pulled over more often following a recent Indiana Supreme Court ruling.

July 07, 2013 5:45 pm Related

War on marijuana is failed cultural inquisition

Regarding Andrea Neal’s June 4 column, if the goal of marijuana prohibition is to subsidize violent drug cartels, prohibition is a grand success.

June 07, 2013 12:00 am

Don't smoke dope if you want, but don't jail me

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.

June 07, 2013 12:00 am
ANDREA NEAL: Token fine for tokin' doesn't make sense

ANDREA NEAL: Token fine for tokin' doesn't make sense

“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…

June 05, 2013 12:00 am
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