Church of cannabis opens in Indiana though marijuana's use is prohibited

  • The first ever church dedicated to worshiping marijuana has sprouted in Indiana in response to the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA)
  • The church, founded by Bill Levin, 59, has been deemed a charity and donors can deduct gifts made to the church on their federal tax returns
  • Recreational and medicinal marijuana use is not permitted in Indiana but Levin says since he's not selling it he doesn't think he'll get in trouble
  • Daniel O. Conkle, professor of law at Indiana University said the church will have to prove the religious aspect of smoking marijuana 


The first ever church dedicated to worshiping marijuana 'as a health supplement' has sprouted in Indiana.

The First Church of Cannabis was formed on March 26 in response to the Religious Freedom Restoration Act and thanks to the IRS, the new place of prayer was awarded a non-profit tax-exempt status.

The church, founded by Bill...

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