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Wisconsin Senate Committee Unanimously Passes Measure to Legalize Marijuana-Derived Cannabidiol

A Wisconsin Senate committee has voted unanimously to legalize the medical use of cannabis oil that doesn’t contain THC. The Senate Judiciary Committee passed Senate Bill 10 with a 4 to 0 vote. It now moves towards a vote in the full Senate, where its passage would send it to the House of Representatives. Passage …

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Legislation to Legalize Cannabis Filed in Wisconsin

Wisconsin State Representative Melissa Sargent (D-Madison) has filed legislation (LRB-0188) to legalize the possession and personal cultivation of cannabis for everyone 21 and older. “Marijuana prohibition has not worked for Wisconsin”, Representative Sargent said in a Monday press release. “Ending this prohibition in our state would promote personal freedom and liberty, create financial opportunity, and …

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Wisconsin Governor Signs Medical Cannabis Extract Legalization Measure Into Law

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker has signed Assembly Bill 726, a proposal to legalize cannabis extracts for medical purposes, into law. The measure was approved overwhelmingly by the state’s legislature, including being passed unanimously by the Senate. Under the new law, practitioners are authorized to recommend, as well as distribute, cannabis extract such as oil or tincture that’s …

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Wisconsin Senate Unanimously Votes to Legalize Medical Cannabis Extracts

With a unanimous vote, the Wisconsin Senate has passed Assembly Bill 726, a proposal to legalize cannabis extracts for medical purposes. The state’s House has already approved the measure, meaning it will now go to Governor Scott Walker for consideration. If signed into law by the governor, or allowed to become law without his signature, the proposal would …

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