Indiana governor candidates offer differing views on legalizing marijuanaPosted by On

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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — With one week to go before Election Day, the three men running for governor in Indiana made a final pitch to voters Tuesday night.

Among the issues, they talked about broadband internet, daylight saving time and vaccines.

But one of the most distinct differences was the topic of medical marijuana and minor marijuana possession charges.

Gov. Eric Holcomb, a Republican, said changes should not be made for revenue reasons and that more study is needed. But both Dr. Woody Myers, the Democratic challenger, and Donald Rainwater, the Libertarian challenger, said it’s time for a change and with more than 30 other states allowing medical marijuana, there’s enough research out there.

“I know for a fact there are conditions that respond to the cannabinoids which include CBD and THC. It’s time to allow Indiana physicians to prescribe those,” said Myers, who previously served as Indiana’s health commissioner.

“I’m not against…

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