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Pfaff and Doyle want your vote, but are MIA on legalization

Pfaff and Doyle want your vote, but are MIA on legalization

Congressman Ron Kind (D) retires and who jumps into the primary race right away asking for your votes? Incumbents who are missing in action as elected officials. Right behind them is a former law maker with a poor record of co-sponsoring cannabis reform bills. Who am I talking about? The possible contender list will grow,…

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Wisconsin Adult Use Cannabis Legislation Introduced for 2023-24

Wisconsin Adult Use Cannabis Legislation Senate Bill 486 and Assembly Bill 506 have been introduced on October 9th, 2023. These bills would legalize cannabis in Wisconsin for both adult-use consumers and qualified medical patients. Adults over the age of 21 will be legally permitted to possess up to five ounces of cannabis, and may grow up to 12…

2022 Election – Wisconsin Federal Races
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2022 Election – Wisconsin Federal Races

The stages are set for the General Election on November 8th, 2022. Documented below is information about the Wisconsin US Senate and Congressional candidates feelings and actions towards marijuana reform. We hope you find this information helpful when it comes time to vote. There are of course a few candidates with no response or stance…

Democrat Primary August 9th 2022
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Democrat Primary August 9th 2022

Wisconsin Lt. Governor Race Former State Assembly Rep. Sara Rodriguez co-sponsored the 2021-22 legislation to legalize marijuana in Wisconsin. Also running is Peng Her from Madison. Wisconsin Secretary of State Incumbent Doug La Follette faces challenger Alexia Sabor of Madison. Wisconsin US Senate Lt. Governor Mandela Barnes is in the race, along with State Treasurer…

Senator Brad Pffaf co-sponsors legalization bill
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Senator Brad Pffaf co-sponsors legalization bill

Back in September, 2021 my article entitled Senate Bill 545 Adult Use Legislation Co-Sponsorship Analysis made note that for the first time in the history of Wisconsin legislation, a majority of the Democratic Senate has signed onto the bill as either an author or co-sponsor. This was largely due to Senator Minority Leader Janet Bewley…

Senate Bill 545 Adult Use Legislation Co-Sponsorship Analysis

Senate Bill 545 Adult Use Legislation Co-Sponsorship Analysis

Have you heard of Senate Bill 545 yet? It is a comprehensive legislation addressing cannabis reform. Adult use/medical marijuana combination bill (LRB-4361) has been assigned the Senate Bill Number of 545. The bill is awaiting an assembly bill number assignment. For the first time in the history of Wisconsin legislation, a majority of the Democratic…

Erpenbach backs the bud, moving from medical to recreational backer

Earlier this month, the Senate Minority Leader Janet Bewley confirmed her non support of adult use marijuana legislation. At the time of the original airing of the story on June 7th, 2021, the twelve (12) Democrat Senators were noted as split 50/50 on the issue of recreational marijuana and that is probably what lead her…

Was Democrat Senator Janet Bewley right or wrong on marijuana reform

Recently Senate Minority Leader Janet Bewley (D) made some main stream marijuana news. How? By stating what to me seemed obvious….there are some Democrats who are not in favor of total legalization of cannabis, and she is one of them. Well those were not her exact words. Not only is she one of them, but…

2021-22 Wisconsin state Senate – Members occupations
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2021-22 Wisconsin state Senate – Members occupations

Last updated 4-9-21 Andre Jacque (R – WI) Holds office State Senate District 1: Former communications and planning director, and environmental consultant. (Opposed) Robert Cowles (R – WI) Holds office State Senate District 2: Current small business owner and legislator. Former director of an alternative energy division for a communications construction company. (Limited Medical) Timothy Carpenter (D…

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