Senator Agard Applauds President Biden’s Bold Action on Marijuana Reform
MKE County: Supervisors Seek Marijuana Referendum
MKE County

Supervisors Seek Marijuana Referendum

Question to voters on legalizing pot would be identical to 2018 advisory referendum.

State Lawmakers Hold Hearing on Medical Marijuana

State Lawmakers Hold Hearing on Medical Marijuana

But the state Legislature has already adjourned for the year, so a bill won't pass in 2022.

Senator Agard Responds to Medical Marijuana Bill Hearing
GOP Leader Says Legal Pot Likely ‘At Some Point’

GOP Leader Says Legal Pot Likely ‘At Some Point’

Assembly Majority Leader Steinke points to national trend of states legalizing cannabis.

61% Of State Supports Legal Cannabis

61% Of State Supports Legal Cannabis

MU poll finds 75% of Democrats, 51% of Republicans back legalization.

Two Medical Marijuana Bills Proposed

Two Medical Marijuana Bills Proposed

One by legislators from each party. 37 states, including Mississippi, now allow it.

State bill would erase city’s move to decriminalize marijuana possession, increase minimum penalty to $100

State bill would erase city’s move to decriminalize marijuana possession, increase minimum penalty to $100

Statement from members of the Common Council: Alderman Nik Kovac, Alderman Ashanti Hamilton, Alderman Cavalier Johnson, Alderman Robert J. Bauman, Alderwoman Nikiya Dodd, Alderwoman JoCasta Zamarripa, Alderwoman Chantia Lewis, Alderman Michael J. Murphy, Alderman José G. Pérez, Alderwoman Marina Dimitrijevic, and Alderman Russell W. Stamper, II

Bipartisan Bill Changes Pot Possession Penalties

Bipartisan Bill Changes Pot Possession Penalties

Lighter penalties for much of the state but tougher for cities like Milwaukee, Madison.

Senator Agard Hosts Virtual Roundtable on Cannabis Legalization
Medical Professionals Support Legalizing Cannabis

Medical Professionals Support Legalizing Cannabis

Cannabis prohibition further hurts racial disparities and poses issues for public health

Should Milwaukee Eliminate Fine for Small Amounts of Marijuana?

Should Milwaukee Eliminate Fine for Small Amounts of Marijuana?

Council tables a proposed policy change, but could pass measure on July 7th.

Can We Talk About Marijuana? Democrats Ask

Can We Talk About Marijuana? Democrats Ask

GOP legislative leader won’t allow a vote or even discussion of medical marijuana.

9 Takeaways on Local Marijuana Laws

9 Takeaways on Local Marijuana Laws

City and county moving toward reform but arrests and convictions still happening.

High Time to Support Cannabis Legalization

High Time to Support Cannabis Legalization

GOP set to strip out cannabis legalization from the governor’s proposal tomorrow

Op Ed: Senate Leader Blocks Marijuana Reform
Op Ed

Senate Leader Blocks Marijuana Reform

Most state voters favor it. Blacks are 4.2 times more likely to be arrested for possession.

Cannabis Backers Switch Focus to Local Laws

Cannabis Backers Switch Focus to Local Laws

‘Beating our head against the wall’ pushing Legislature to legalize pot.

It’s Time for Legal Cannabis in Wisconsin

It’s Time for Legal Cannabis in Wisconsin

Governor Evers’ budget says yes to racial equity, yes to new tax revenue from cannabis, and yes to investing in our communities

Evers, Advocates Discuss Justice System Reform, Legalizing Pot

Evers, Advocates Discuss Justice System Reform, Legalizing Pot

Evers budget includes major reforms and legalizing medical and recreational marijuana.

GOP State Senate Leader Dismisses Marijuana Legalization

GOP State Senate Leader Dismisses Marijuana Legalization

State Senate Majority Leader said GOP legislators won't vote for legalizing medical or recreational marijuana.

Thousands of Wisconsinites Sign Petition in Support of Cannabis Legalization
MKE County: Board Changes Pot Possession Fine to $1
MKE County

Board Changes Pot Possession Fine to $1

Under state law county can't fully decriminalize.

County Board Adopts Resolution Reducing Marijuana Possession Penalty
City Hall: Proposal Ends Fines for Pot Possession
City Hall

Proposal Ends Fines for Pot Possession

No fines for possession of up to one ounce of marijuana for a first-time offense.

Racial Bias Found in Pot Prosecutions

Racial Bias Found in Pot Prosecutions

Black Wisconsinites 4.3% more likely to be prosecuted for pot possession, new study finds.

MKE County: Committee Okays $1 Fine For Pot Possession
MKE County

Committee Okays $1 Fine For Pot Possession

Under state law county can't fully decriminalize. Full board next considers proposal.

Judiciary Committee Approves Proposal to Reduce Marijuana Possession Penalty
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.