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."

Back in the News: Vos Wants Medical Marijuana Bill
Back in the News

Vos Wants Medical Marijuana Bill

Assembly Speaker wants to push this bill in fall. Will Senate oppose it?

Who Uses Cannabis in Wisconsin?

Who Uses Cannabis in Wisconsin?

Interest in CBD and cannabis products is growing around the state

Pot Policies All Over the Map

Pot Policies All Over the Map

Fully legal in 11 states, medical pot okay in 22 states, much division over how to handle it.

Michigan Struggles With Legal Pot

Michigan Struggles With Legal Pot

Recreational marijuana legalized, but state struggles with how to regulate retail sales, other issues.

Rep. Sargent’s Lonely Pro-Pot Campaign

Rep. Sargent’s Lonely Pro-Pot Campaign

Democrat has pushed for full legalization for years, with few politicians joining her. Until now.

Murphy’s Law: Republican Pushes for Medical Marijuana
Murphy’s Law

Republican Pushes for Medical Marijuana

State Sen. Patrick Testin could be the key man in the success or failure of proposal.

State Behind The Times on Pot Laws?

State Behind The Times on Pot Laws?

Most states have less severe penalties. And black state residents more likely to be arrested.

GOP Legislators Kill Medical Pot Proposal

GOP Legislators Kill Medical Pot Proposal

Budget committee snuffs out Evers plan. It's “off the wall scary,” says Sen. Darling.

Medical Marijuana Would Provide an Economic Boost to Wisconsin

Medical Marijuana Would Provide an Economic Boost to Wisconsin

Legalization is What Wisconsinites Want