Governor Evers Announces Proposal to Reform Wisconsin’s Marijuana Laws

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WISCONSIN:  Governor Tony Evers today announced that his budget will include proposals to legalize medical marijuana, decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana for personal use, establish an expungement procedure for individuals who have completed their sentence or probation for possession, and align Wisconsin’s laws on cannabidiol, also known as CBD oil, with federal standards. The Read the full article…

Integrated Cannabis Solutions To Purchase 200-Acre Farm In Wisconsin

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FLORIDA: Integrated Cannabis Solutions  has agreed to purchase the 200 acre farm the test grow is being planted on, after a successful harvest of the 20 acres. The purchase of the farm will give Integrated a solid real estate Asset on the books. The parties have agreed on a purchase price of $1,500,000 for the property Read the full article…

Roys Releases Video Outlining Benefits to Legalizing Cannabis In Wisconsin

Roys Releases Video Outlining Benefits to Legalizing Cannabis in Wisconsin

Roys’ video tells the story of a man, Heath Rush, who became addicted to opioids while experiencing back pain due to injury. WISCONSIN: Democratic gubernatorial candidate Kelda Roys released a video highlighting the positive impacts that legalization of cannabis for medical and adult recreational use can have in Wisconsin.  Roys’ video tells the story of a man, Heath Rush, who Read the full article…

Walker To Sign Marijuana Extract Bill

Delaware Gov signs expungement bill

By Associated Press WISCONSIN: Gov. Scott Walker is set to sign into law a bill that would legalize possession of a marijuana extract used to treat seizures.  The governor plans to sign the bill Monday in Burlington. Parents of children who suffer from seizures have pushed for access to cannabidiol oil for years.  The bill would Read the full article…

Menominee Tribe Files Lawsuit Over Hemp Raid

The DEA has said the tribe wasn't growing industrial hemp.

WISCONSIN: Less than a month after its land was raided, the Menominee Indian Tribe has filed a lawsuit against the DEA and Department of Justice. The tribe wants to clarify whether it’s legal for it to grow industrial hemp on its reservation, which the tribe considers to be equal to a state. “We still stand Read the full article…

Menominee Indian Tribe To Hold Marijuana Referendum

Menominee Indian Tribe members will have a chance to weigh in on whether marijuana should be legal for recreational and medicinal use on the reservation in northeastern Wisconsin.

WISCONSIN:  Menominee Indian Tribe members will have a chance to weigh in on whether marijuana should be legal for recreational and medicinal use on the reservation in northeastern Wisconsin. The tribe plans a referendum next month to find out how its members feel about legalizing the drug. A two-question referendum on Aug. 19 and 20 Read the full article…

Report: Madison WI Pot Arrests Higher For Blacks

“The crusade on marijuana has been a palpable failure; an abject failure,” he said. “So let’s acknowledge the failure for what it is, and rededicate ourselves to … a better way to deal with people who have addictions.”

WISCONSIN:  Police in Madison arrest or cite blacks for marijuana offenses at about 12 times the rate they punish whites, according to data analyzed by the Wisconsin State Journal. The State Journal examined 18 months of police drug arrests for its report Sunday. The newspaper said the disparity comes despite national surveys that show blacks Read the full article…

Police Chief: Legalize Marijuana, Use Tax Revenue To Fund Drug Treatment

Police Chief Koval said he would like to see the state “acknowledge the failure” of marijuana prohibition and instead focus on the “infinite amount of challenges” posed by drugs such as heroin.

WISCONSIN:  Madison Police Chief Mike Koval endorsed the legalization of marijuana last week, saying the drug should be regulated and taxed, with revenues used to fund treatment programs for harder drugs. The comments came during an interview with the State Journal Wednesday about data showing African-Americans in Madison were arrested or cited for marijuana offenses Read the full article…

Growing Weed In America’s Industrial Cornfields

All the corn farmers I’ve spoken with who have found marijuana in their fields report it to the local authorities, even though traditional reporting of drug crimes and arrests don’t capture this reality.

WISCONSIN:  On any given weekday in the summer, you will find me walking through fields counting bugs. In fact, it’s my job: I’m an ecologist studying the communities of insects that live in agricultural landscapes. Most days between early June and early September I drive between farms to scout crop pests and the beneficial insects Read the full article…

Should Marijuana Be Legalized In Wisconsin?

A bag of free marijuana joints were handed out during a rally at Denver Civic Center Park, September 09, 2013. The joint handout is a The penalty for marijuana possession in Wisconsin is harsh. After one conviction, a subsequent arrest is charged as a felony.

WISCONSIN:  Marijuana use, both medical and recreational, is becoming more acceptable in many places around the country. Colorado and Washington have legalized use of the drug and many municipalities have decriminalized it. In Wisconsin, legislation was introduced to legalize recreational and medical marijuana use and other proposals have sought to reduce the penalties for marijuana Read the full article…