Senator Agard Sends Letter to JFC Co-Chairs in Support of Keeping Legalization of Marijuana in State Budget
Chairwoman Nicholson Supports County and State Efforts to End Marijuana Prohibition
MKE County: Resolution Cuts Pot Possession Fine to $1
MKE County

Resolution Cuts Pot Possession Fine to $1

Sup. Ortiz-Velez's county resolution will be mirrored by Glendale proposal, says Mayor Kennedy.

Supervisor Ortiz-Velez Introduces Proposal Reducing Penalty for Marijuana Possession
Wisconsin Would Use Marijuana Legalization to Pay For Education, Equity

Wisconsin Would Use Marijuana Legalization to Pay For Education, Equity

Evers will include proposal in his upcoming executive budget.

Senator Agard Supports Governor Evers’ Budget Provision to Legalize and Tax Marijuana in Wisconsin
Gov. Evers Proposes Legalizing Marijuana, Investing Portion of Revenue in Equity Initiatives and Rural Schools

Gov. Evers Proposes Legalizing Marijuana, Investing Portion of Revenue in Equity Initiatives and Rural Schools

Governor’s proposal regulates and taxes marijuana much like alcohol, generates more than $165 million annually beginning in Fiscal Year 2023

County Supervisors Back $1 Pot Penalty

County Supervisors Back $1 Pot Penalty

8 board members push plan slashing $500 penalty for possession.

Cannabis Reform Gets Bipartisan Support

Cannabis Reform Gets Bipartisan Support

Appleton reduces fines for possession. Two Republican legislators are leading voices for change.

A Day to Consider Legalizing Pot

A Day to Consider Legalizing Pot

It can actually be a gateway to prosperity and increased opportunity, says state representative.

New ACLU Report: Black People Four Times More Likely to Get Arrested for Marijuana Possession in Wisconsin
New ACLU Report

Black People Four Times More Likely to Get Arrested for Marijuana Possession in Wisconsin

Wisconsin has 14th highest racial disparities in arrests, among 17 states where arrests for marijuana increased from 2010 to 2018

‘When, Not If’ Medical Marijuana Is Legalized

‘When, Not If’ Medical Marijuana Is Legalized

Lawmakers of both parties privately agree it will be legalized, legislator tells Milwaukee Press Club.

State Residents Cross Border for Legal Pot

State Residents Cross Border for Legal Pot

Hundreds of Wisconsin buyers heading to Illinois now that it has legalized marijuana.

GOP Bill Legalizes Medical Marijuana

GOP Bill Legalizes Medical Marijuana

But Fitzgerald and Vos immediately throw cold water on idea.

The Cannabis Question: More People Using Pot as Medicine
The Cannabis Question

More People Using Pot as Medicine

But state laws and research not yet on their side.

The Cannabis Question: Bill Eases Burdens On Pot Offenders
The Cannabis Question

Bill Eases Burdens On Pot Offenders

Bipartisan bill would expunge records of 89,000 marijuana offenders, helping them get better jobs, wages.

The Cannabis Question: Pot Possession Charges Cause Big Problems
The Cannabis Question

Pot Possession Charges Cause Big Problems

17,000 arrested in state in 2018. Negative consequences include loss of jobs, housing and financial aid.

Bill Would Decriminalize Pot Possession

Bill Would Decriminalize Pot Possession

Democratic plan ends criminal penalties for up to 28 grams of marijuana.

Senator Larson Continues to Support Legalization and Decriminalization of Marijuana

Senator Larson Continues to Support Legalization and Decriminalization of Marijuana

"Support for legalizing and decriminalizing marijuana in Wisconsin has grown to be popular for many reasons."

Rep. Stubbs, Lt. Gov. Barnes Announce Legislation Decriminalizing Marijuana

Rep. Stubbs, Lt. Gov. Barnes Announce Legislation Decriminalizing Marijuana

"The mass incarceration of African American men who have been disproportionately charged and imprisoned for low-level marijuana offenses is something that must be urgently addressed."

Risser Calls for Decriminalizing Marijuana

Risser Calls for Decriminalizing Marijuana

Wisconsin marijuana laws have a disproportionately negative effect on communities of color.

Democrats Push Medical Marijuana, Red Flag Law

Democrats Push Medical Marijuana, Red Flag Law

Democratic legislators want to take up issues during fall legislative session.

Bipartisan Bill Would Legalize Medical Marijuana

Bipartisan Bill Would Legalize Medical Marijuana

But Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald strongly opposes the bill.

Pot Tourism in Illinois?

Pot Tourism in Illinois?

Could Illinois become a tourist destination for Wisconsinites that like marijuana?

The Cannabis Question: Could Legal Marijuana Revitalize Communities?
The Cannabis Question

Could Legal Marijuana Revitalize Communities?

State legislatures set the rules impacting who will succeed in the marijuana business.

Shilling Backs Medical Cannabis Efforts

Shilling Backs Medical Cannabis Efforts

Democrats renew efforts to legalize medical cannabis

Rep. Shankland Coauthors Legislation to Legalize Medical Cannabis in Wisconsin for Fourth Consecutive Session

Rep. Shankland Coauthors Legislation to Legalize Medical Cannabis in Wisconsin for Fourth Consecutive Session

"This commonsense bill will make a real difference in the lives of people who are suffering, and if passed, will improve their quality of life significantly."

The Cannabis Question: Marijuana Can Lead to Deportation for Immigrants
The Cannabis Question

Marijuana Can Lead to Deportation for Immigrants

Even in areas where it's legal, can cause problems for immigrants.

The Cannabis Question: Pot Arrests 4 Times Higher for Blacks
The Cannabis Question

Pot Arrests 4 Times Higher for Blacks

Statewide racial disparity in arrests for pot possession cited in Gov. Evers’ decriminalization proposal.

Independent Business Association of Wisconsin (IBAW) presents Marijuana, Changing Laws, and Its Effect on the Workplace

Independent Business Association of Wisconsin (IBAW) presents Marijuana, Changing Laws, and Its Effect on the Workplace

"Join us for a morning covering many aspects of a very complex business – and social – issue."