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Jun 29, 2021

Supreme Court: Law grad charged for transporting 114 pounds of marijuana should be admitted to practice law

A UW Law School graduate who was charged for transporting 114 pounds of marijuana to Wisconsin will be able to practice law in the state.

Feb 17, 2021

EDITORIAL: Legalize marijuana in Wisconsin

Gov. Tony Evers said last week he will propose legalizing marijuana for Wisconsin residents in his state budget as part of a plan to generate $166 million in revenue to help fund rural schools and programs for marginalized communities.

Feb 17, 2021

Legal field highlights of Gov. Evers’ $91 billion state budget plan

Highlights of Gov. Tony Evers' state budget proposal submitted to the Legislature on Tuesday.

Feb 8, 2021

Evers’ budget proposal would legalize recreational marijuana

Gov. Tony Evers says his budget plan will include a proposal to legalize recreational marijuana, an idea that will likely be blocked by the Republican-controlled Legislature but could be a catalyst to allow the use of medical marijuana.

Dec 28, 2020

Evers: Criminal justice reforms likely in next state budget

Gov. Tony Evers' executive budget could include criminal-justice reforms as Wisconsin emerges from a tumultuous year of protests over police brutality and racism, setting up another possible conflict with Republicans who have been reluctant to take any action to reform police procedures.

Dec 19, 2019

Assembly leader says medical marijuana will pass someday

Medical marijuana will not become legal in Wisconsin next year or anytime soon, despite broadening support, the state Assembly's top Republican — himself an advocate for legalization — said Thursday.

Dec 11, 2019

GOP support grows to legalize medical marijuana

The push to legalize medical marijuana in Wisconsin grew Wednesday with the unveiling of a bill introduced for the first time by Republican lawmakers.

Nov 26, 2019

SEEING GREEN: Cannabis business law provides profit, cause for lawyers

It’s been a hard autumn for Jonathan Baker, the owner of TFP Sciences.

Oct 30, 2019

Democrats push for marijuana decriminalization in Wisconsin

The possession of small amounts of marijuana would be decriminalized in Wisconsin under a bill that Democratic lawmakers introduced Wednesday in their latest push to loosen Wisconsin's marijuana laws in the face of Republican opposition.

Oct 28, 2019

Wisconsin lawmakers seeking to expunge marijuana convictions

When the Madison barber and business owner Brian Britt, 42, stepped up to a folding table in the entryway of the Urban League of Greater Madison, he had a single goal in his mind: Wipe from his record the decades-old criminal convictions he says are holding him back.

Oct 24, 2019

3 more people charged in Wisconsin THC-vape manufacturing

Three more people have been charged in what investigators say was a large black-market operation for the manufacture of THC-vape cartridges in southeastern Wisconsin.

Oct 8, 2019

Wisconsin’s hemp industry to get boost under bill

Wisconsin's hemp industry would remain under state control as it enters its second year under a bill the state Senate approved on Tuesday.


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