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Medical marijuana advocates gather for a press conference held in the Indiana State House on Wed. Jan. 3, 2018. State Representative Jim Lucas has proposed to file House Bill 1106 to legalize medical marijuana in Indiana.(Photo: Michelle Pemberton/IndyStar)Buy Photo
Republican opposition to legalizing marijuana for medicinal use may be softening.
While it’s not likely that such legislation would be approved this year, the Indiana General Assembly this session could edge a little closer to one day legalizing medical marijuana.
Rep. Jim Lucas, R-Seymour, has said he intends to introduce legislation that would legalize marijuana for medical use.
And in an unexpected move, House Speaker Brian Bosma, who has stated his opposition to medical marijuana in the past, said that he would be open to at least studying the issue.
“Honestly my opinion about the advisability hasn’t necessarily changed but my opinion as to whether or not we need to study