Indiana Alert: Legalize Medical Cannabis, Support HB1487 & SB284

Indiana HB1487 and SB284 would legalize medical marijuana. Take the following important action steps to ensure the success of these important bills.

STATUS: HB1487 was referred to the House Rules and Legislative Procedures Committee pending further action. SB284 was referred to the Senate Health and Provider Services Committee pending further action. These bills must pass through their committees successfully before they can receive full votes from their respective chambers.

FOR HB1487

1. Call the House Rules and Legislative Procedures Committee Chair, Jerry Torr. Strongly, but respectfully urge him to move this important bill forward to a vote in his committee. A phone call has 10x the impact of an email.

In Indiana, all legislators have the same phone number, you’ll need to ask for Jerry Torr by name to be transferred: 800-382-9467

2. Call the rest of the committee members. Again, be strong, but respectful. Urge each of them to take action to move the bill forward and vote YES on HB1487.

In Indiana, all legislators have the same phone number, you’ll need to ask for each by name to be transferred: 800-382-9467

Jud McMillin Vice Chair (R)

Woody Burton (R)

Robert Cherry (R)

Eric Allan Koch (R)

Edmond Soliday (R)

Gregory Steuerwald (R)

Matthew Pierce (D)

Terri Jo Austin (D)

Earl Harris (D)

3.   Call Back – any NO or UNDECIDED – in 3-4 days.   Make sure to follow-up. If they say YES, be sure to thank them and, if possible, announce their committed YES vote to email and social media contacts. If they say no, politely ask them why. Get the information from them and contact us.

4. Spread the Word. Share this information widely by facebook, twitter, email and other social networks.

5. Pitch in and help us grow our efforts. Help our efforts to end the War on Drugs and to bring peace on our streets: http://peaceonourstreets.com/donate

FOR SB284

1. Call the House Rules and Legislative Procedures Committee Chair, Patricia L. Miller. Strongly, but respectfully urge her to move this important bill forward to a vote in her committee. A phone call has 10x the impact of an email.

In Indiana, all legislators have the same phone number, you’ll need to ask for Patricia Miller by name to be transferred: 800-382-9467

2. Call the rest of the committee members. Again, be strong, but respectful. Urge each of them to take action to move the bill forward and vote YES on SB284.

In Indiana, all legislators have the same phone number, you’ll need to ask for each by name to be transferred: 800-382-9467

Ryan Mishler (R) Ranking Member

Vaneta Becker (R)

Michael Crider (R)

Ronald Grooms (R)

Rick Niemeyer (R)

Liz Brown (R)

Ed Charbonneau (R)

Jean Breaux (D) Ranking Minority Member

Frank Mrvan (D)

Mark Stoops (D)

3.   Call Back – any NO or UNDECIDED – in 3-4 days.   Make sure to follow-up. If they say YES, be sure to thank them and, if possible, announce their committed YES vote to email and social media contacts. If they say no, politely ask them why. Get the information from them and contact us.

4. Spread the Word. Share this information widely by facebook, twitter, email and other social networks.

5. Pitch in and help us grow our efforts. Help our efforts to end the War on Drugs and to bring peace on our streets: http://peaceonourstreets.com/donate