Stories tagged: "marijuana"


The state Capitol in Madison is reflected off the windows of an office building across the street. (Photo by Julian Emerson)
‘Look What We’ve Missed’: Advocates Angered by Republican State Budget Cuts

The party-line vote by Republicans on the state’s budget-writing committee leaves obvious holes, some Wisconsinites say.

Supreme Court Hands Evers Another Defeat
Republicans Blow $3.4 Billion Hole in Budget, Cut 380 Items Evers Proposed

BadgerCare, legal pot, and more of the governor's proposals killed after Republican vote.

(Illustration by Morgaine Ford-Workman)
GOP Lawmakers Take an Axe to Evers’ Proposals on BadgerCare, Tenant Protections, Legal Pot, Minimum Wage

Republicans begin detailed work on a new state budget by announcing they’ll also kill the governor’s standards for clean water.

FILE - In this 2017 photo, a customer pays for cannabis products at Las Vegas dispensary. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
Legal Weed in Wisconsin? Not With This GOP Legislature.

Senate leader signals possible compromise on medicinal marijuana rather than full legalization. Lawmakers and governor staking out early ground on other state budget ideas.

Rep. Melissa Sargent, D-Madison, speaks in Milwaukee during a forum on medical marijuana along with panelists Dr. Cecilia  Hillard, director of the neuroscience research center for the Medical College of Wisconsin, and Dr. Angela Janis, a psychiatrist with the State of Wisconsin. (Photo by Jonathon Sadowski)
Legal Weed Could Raise $1 Billion

Panelists caution medical marijuana is not a cure-all, but also not a gateway

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Voters Want Medical Marijuana. Here’s Why They’re Not Getting It.

Two lawmakers prepare to take questions on pot's hazy road to legalization