Sup. John F. Weishan, Jr.
Press Release

Public Hearing on Proposed Marijuana Referendum Set for Thursday

The referendum question would ask Milwaukee County voters if they favor or oppose allowing personal marijuana use, commercial regulation, and taxation of the plant.

By - May 9th, 2018 02:33 pm

MILWAUKEE – The Committee on Judiciary, Safety and General Services will consider a proposal  to place an advisory referendum on the November ballot this Thursday. The referendum question would ask Milwaukee County voters if they favor or oppose allowing personal marijuana use, commercial regulation, and taxation of the plant.

The meeting of the Judiciary Committee was rescheduled from Friday, May 11 to Thursday, May 10, and will take place at 9:00AM in room 203-R.

Supervisor John F. Weishan, Jr.‘s proposed referendum question would ask voters “Do you favor allowing adults 21 years of age and older to engage in the personal use of marijuana, while also regulating commercial marijuana-related activities, and imposing a tax on the sale of marijuana?

Committee meetings are open to the public and provide an opportunity for public comment.

Thursday’s meeting will also be live streamed via the County Legislative Information Center.

If the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors adopts Weishan’s resolution, the County Clerk will add the referendum question to all Milwaukee County ballots for the November election.

WHAT: Meeting of the Committee on Judiciary, Safety, and General Services

WHEN: Thursday, May 10, 2018, 9:00AM

WHERE: Milwaukee County Courthouse, Room 203-R

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One thought on “Public Hearing on Proposed Marijuana Referendum Set for Thursday”

  1. Terry says:

    Legalize, tax and regulate Wisconsin! Let’s join the the modern, civilized world and the 40 other U.S. states that have medical or full responsible adult use cannabis legalization laws.

    Dump Walker
    Legalize Weed!

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