Group Rallies for Reform of Marijuana Laws

Beth Wilson stood on the sidewalk on the south side of the Porter County Courthouse along Indiana Avenue on Saturday holding a sign that said, “Illegal patient.”

She wore a gray tank top that read “Support Medical Marijuana” and waved as drivers honked. Wilson and 20 or so other people held signs and waved banners in support of relaxing state laws against marijuana.

Wilson, of Hobart, who brought a handful of friends with her to the small rally, said she’s had epilepsy for much of her life. She takes cannabinoid, one of the active components of marijuana, in an attempt to alleviate her symptoms and get off the prescription medication she takes to try to control sometimes severe seizures.

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