Walker signs marijuana oil into law to help kids with seizures

WISCONSIN: Some parents welcome a new law that legalizes a drug derived from marijuana. It’s designed just for children who suffer from seizures. Gov. Scott Walker signed a bill that allows children to take CBD oil, which is a byproduct of marijuana. He stresses this isn’t the same as legalizing pot. “It’s very controlled, from Read the full article…

Bucks’ Larry Sanders After Drug Suspension: ‘I Believe In Marijuana’

WISCONSIN:  Hours after the NBA suspended Larry Sanders for five games after he failed multiple drug tests, the Bucks center told reporters that he believes in marijuana’s medicinal capabilities. The Journal-Sentinel reports that Sanders addressed the drug in detail prior to Milwaukee’s road game against Chicago. “It’s something I feel strongly about, just to let you know something personal Read the full article…

Dane County Wisconsin Will Vote On Marijuana

WISCONSIN:  Voters in Dane County will see advisory referendums on legalization of marijuana, corporate personhood — and, in one village, whether taxpayers should buy a new leaf vacuum — when they go to the polls Tuesday. County voters will also be asked to advise the state Legislature on whether to legalize marijuana. County board member Read the full article…

Paul Ryan Rival Used Medical Marijuana

WISCONSIN: Wisconsin Democratic congressional candidate Amar Kaleka used medical marijuana in California on his doctor’s advice after his father was killed by a white supremacist at a Sikh temple near Milwaukee, he told The Associated Press on Friday. Kaleka is mounting a longshot bid to unseat former Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan in the 2014 Read the full article…

Wisconsin Bill Would Legalize Marijuana Ingredient CBD To Treat Stubborn Seizures

WISCONSIN: Seizures cause Nic Volker to shake or stare blankly dozens of times most days, despite medication and a special diet, his mother says. She wants the 9-year-old to try something that has helped children with seizure disorders: cannabidiol, or CBD, an ingredient in marijuana that isn’t psychoactive but is illegal in Wisconsin and most states. Read the full article…

Is Wisconsin Ready For The Legalization Of Marijuana?

WISCONSIN:  A Democratic Wisconsin representative has introduced a bill into the state Assembly to legalize marijuana. The bill has attracted six Democratic co-sponsors. LRB 3671 would legalize marijuana for recreational and medicinal purposes in Wisconsin. Rep. Melissa Sargent says the bill is a good start to bringing a policy we’ve seen implemented in Colorado and Read the full article…