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

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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…

The States That Don’t Want To Legalize Marijuana

Missouri, Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, Wisconsin, New Mexico and Idaho are the only states—of those where residents were polled—that don’t support legalizing marijuana.

Public Service Announcement: 7 states are the party poopers of America. Missouri, Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, Wisconsin, New Mexico and Idaho are the only states—of those where residents were polled—that don’t support legalizing marijuana. The majority of people in 26 out of 38 states where people were asked about marijuana legalization since 2012 said they supported it, according to a report 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…

Walker signs marijuana oil into law to help kids with seizures

“It’s very controlled, from the examining board and oversight by pharmacists and physicians and I think that’s important moving forward,” Walker said. “This is not in any way what we see with other laws across the country.”

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…

Paul Ryan Rival Used Medical Marijuana

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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…