UW-Madison Campus

UPDATED: WUD SoPo hosts discussion on marijuana legalization, MORE Act

WUD SoPo holds 'Unpacking the Arguments: Marijuana Legalization' discussion on World Weed Day in response to MORE Act entering Senate

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Legislative support for marijuana in WI increasingly bipartisan

With Republicans' recent bill to legalize medical marijuana, residents should consider drug's benefits, harms beyond a political lens

City of Madison

Wisconsin Republicans propose bill to legalize medical marijuana

It is a 'peculiar situation' to have bipartisan agreement on a matter such as marijuana, says UW Political expert

City of Madison

Legal loophole allows Madison businesses to sell marijuana-like drug Delta-8 THC

'It’s painfully obvious that we’re the only state in our region that hasn't legalized medicinal marijuana, so it makes sense that there’s this huge market for delta-8,' District 4 alder says

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Republicans must end Wisconsin’s prohibition of marijuana, divert funds to state rather than illicit dealers

History of Prohibition tells us that government bans encourages illegal activities, government loses tax profit, control of law and order

UW-Madison Campus

Student Council endorses resolutions banning UWPD from using facial surveillance, tabled resolution demanding UW pay international student workers

Council also passed resolution asking UW to decriminalize marijuana possession on campus to match Madison laws

City of Madison

Madison to decriminalize cannabis, will not change rules on UW property

Majority of city council co-sponsored legislation, likely to pass, according to city alder

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Wisconsin must legalize recreational marijuana within 10 years to sow massive economic benefits

As Midwest begins to legalize recreational marijuana use, Wisconsin needs to follow suit to achieve financial boost in terms of tax revenue

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Legalization of marijuana will promote racial progress in criminal justice system

Wisconsin bill to decriminalize marijuana could address racial disparities in incarceration rates, reduce effect of mandatory minimums

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Evers has worked for bipartisan support, but instead receives bipartisan criticism

Evers' latest budget proposal draws criticism from both sides of the aisle but deserves more credit, given extent of opposition

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