A pair of Democratic lawmakers in Wisconsin last week introduced legislation to legalize recreational marijuana for adults and establish a framework for regulated cannabis sales. If passed, Wisconsin would join the nearly two dozen states that have ended the criminal prohibition of marijuana.
The bill was unveiled in a Wisconsin hemp farm on Friday by Sen. Melissa Agard, the state Senate Democratic Leader, and Rep. Darrin B. Madison. If successful, the measure would legalize cannabis use and the possession of up to five ounces of marijuana by adults aged 21 and older. Read more »