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Republican Primary August 9th 2022
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Republican Primary August 9th 2022

Wisconsin Governor Race – Republican Primary August 9th, 2022 Rebecca Kleefisch, Timothy Ramthun and Tim Michels are not supporting reforming cannabis laws. Neither was Kevin Nicholson who dropped out of the race in July 2022. Michels, Kleefisch, Nicholson and Ramthun said they would not even sign a medical marijuana bill into law if they are…

Republicans present legalization bill, choose wrong plant

Republicans present legalization bill, choose wrong plant

Republicans present legalization bill Wisconsin Republicans present legalization bill, but choose the wrong plant. 2021 started off with Republicans submitting Assembly Bill 130 / Senate Bill 164 which would have decriminalized simple marijuana possession at the state level to $100. Of course, everything marijuana reform related was gutted from the budget again this session. Senate…

2022 State Assembly Candidate Analysis
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2022 State Assembly Candidate Analysis

The stages are set for the General Election on November 8th, 2022. We have documented the 2022 Wisconsin State Assembly Candidates feelings and actions about marijuana reform and created a comprehensive data base. We hope you find this information helpful when it comes time to vote. One reason why it is important to contact and…

2022 State Senate Candidate Analysis
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2022 State Senate Candidate Analysis

The stages are set for the General Election on November 8th, 2022. We have documented the 2022 Wisconsin State Senate Candidates feelings and actions about marijuana reform and created a comprehensive data base. We hope you find this information helpful when it comes time to vote. One reason why it is important to contact and…

2022 Wisconsin Marijuana Referendums
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2022 Wisconsin Marijuana Referendums

Marijuana legalization is on the ballot in three counties and five municipalities for the 2022 November Election. Like the earlier 2022 spring referendum in Ashland, these referendum all focus on recreational marijuana. The City of Ashland referendum passed by a good majority and I have a hunch many of these will pass with high margins….

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…

2022 Election Wisconsin State Assembly
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2022 Election Wisconsin State Assembly

The stages are set for the General Election on November 8th, 2022. We have documented below information about candidates feelings and actions about 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 unknown, we will update those…

2022 Election Wisconsin State Senate
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2022 Election Wisconsin State Senate

The stages are set for the General Election on November 8th, 2022. We have documented below information about candidates feelings and actions about 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 unknown, we will update those…

2022 Wisconsin Uncontested Races
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2022 Wisconsin Uncontested Races

Fall General Election November 8th, 2022 Unfortunately, not all races had a primary candidate or even a challenger in the general election. These are the uncontested seats for the 2022 Wisconsin State Election. A few of these races have late “write in” candidates which most likely will not make these seats competitive for the ballot…

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…

2022 Election Info

2022 Election Info

Fall Partisan Primary August 9th, 2022 Fall General Election November 8th, 2022 Candidate Coverage Currently Underway! We are covering the primary races first. Here are the links to the Republican Primary Candidates and Democrat Primary Candidates and what we know so far about their stance on cannabis reform. Make sure you register to vote! If…

Marquette Law School Marijuana Poll Results
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Marquette Law School Marijuana Poll Results

Marijuana legalization Support for legalization of marijuana has grown since the question was first asked in 2013, with 61% in favor of legalization and 31% opposed now. The trend is shown in Table 28. Table 28: Legalization of marijuana trend, October 2013-February 2022 Poll dates Yes, legal No, illegal Don’t Know Refused Oct. 21-24, 2013 50 45…

Senate Bill 790 – Decriminalization Committee Analysis

Senate Bill 790 – Decriminalization Committee Analysis

The Democrats comprehensive legislation addressing cannabis reform under an adult use / medical marijuana combination bill Senate Bill Number of 545 and the Republican partisan decriminalization Senate Bill 790 land in the same committee. Republican leadership picks what bills go to what committee. This is a slight diversion from early this year when the first…

Rebecca Kleefisch on pot as a potential Gov candidate
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Rebecca Kleefisch on pot as a potential Gov candidate

The Past I remember back to the 2000 through 2008 reign as Rebecca Kleefisch (R) was the Lt. Gov to Scott Walker. I checked my archives and Rebecca Kleefisch did not give any positive news statements about marijuana reform as an elected official. Her eight year run as Lieutenant Governor did not leave me with…

Adam Jarchow enters Attorney General Race
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Adam Jarchow enters Attorney General Race

Wisconsin’s historic bipartisan cannabis decriminalization bill in 2017 included a number of sponsors of cannabis law reform legislation not seen before. The legislators on this bill included a few Republicans and were led by Rep. Adam Jarchow (R-Balsam Lake). There were five other GOP cosponsors, Kathleen Bernier (R-Lake Hallie), Reps. Joel Kitchens (R-Sturgeon Bay) Dale…

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,…

Catch WI Senator Felzkowski on Tour and Say High

Catch WI Senator Felzkowski on Tour and Say High

Sessions with WI Senator Felzkowski and Rep. Callahan will be held Oct 7th, 2021: Tomahawk, WI – Tomahawk VFW Post 2687 at 9am Elcho, WI – 11:30am in Elcho Community Pavilion Aniwa, WI – 1:45pm in Aniwa at the Community Center.   Oct 8th WI Senator Felzkowski and Rep. Swearingen will be holding sessions also:…

Senate Bill 545 Committee Analysis

Senate Bill 545 Committee Analysis

Senate Bill 545 Committee Analysis by Jay Selthofner The comprehensive legislation addressing cannabis reform under an adult use / medical marijuana combination bill (LRB-4361) has been assigned the Senate Bill Number of 545. It has been assigned to the Senate Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety. The companion bill is awaiting an assembly bill number…

Mequon Marijuana Meeting Sept 16th, 2021

Mequon Marijuana Meeting Sept 16th, 2021

Conversation on Cannabis legalization Thu, Sep 16, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM at the Frank L. Weyenberg Library (Tolzman Conference Room) at 11345 N Cedarburg Rd, Mequon 53092 A 1 hour open discussion to meet and discuss marijuana legalization. Collect signatures of support. Confront Republican opposition and gain Republican allies is always on the agenda….

State Assembly

State Assembly

Last updated 5-29-2021 Assembly District # – Name – Occupation – Stance on Marijuana A=Adult Use M=Medical D=Decriminalization 1 Joel Kitchens (R – WI): Large animal veterinarian. M/D 2 Shae Sortwell (R – WI): Former U.S. Army Sergeant, U.S. Army Reserve Chemical Corps, 2009–2018. A/M/D 3 Ron Tusler (R – WI): Small business owner, law practice. Attorney. Former…

Marijuana Report on the Senators Up For Election in 2022
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Marijuana Report on the Senators Up For Election in 2022

16 of the 33 Senate Seats were up for election in November 2020 and the other half will be up in 2022. Starting in January 2021 after newly elected or re-elected officials take their oath of office the overall structure of the the Wisconsin State Senate will change. With Republican Senator Fitzgerald moving onto his…

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