Thursday, July 2, 2015

Humor, love, police a strange mix at first worship service of Cannabis Church in Indiana

By Mark Alesia and Gabby Ferreira

INDIANA---Dozens of officers were stationed outside the Eastside church, where members were inside celebrating the joys of marijuana and easy living. The First Church of Cannabis made its debut on the day Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act became law. But the one-hour, 40-minute church service was held without any use of the illegal drug. Doing so could have led to not only arrests, but also an anticipated court battle to test the law meant to prevent government encroachment on religion. [link]