Wisconsin to Vote on Hemp Legislation
The Wisconsin Legislature will hold a vote on two hemp bills today. Assembly Bill 206 and Senate Bill 188 will create a permanent hemp program in the state. The legislation closely follows the requirements outlined in the USDA’s hemp regulations. The delay in enacting this hemp legislation means that businesses will likely need to obtain…
Wisconsin Bill Legalizes Medical Cannabis
The Wisconsin Legislature introduced a bill to create a locally owned and operated medical cannabis industry in the state. The bill has been referred to the Committee on Government Operations, Technology and Consumer Protection. As of October 17, 2019, the Department of Health Services reported 76 vaping cases. The majority of the victims claimed they…
Wisconsin Bill Clarifies Gun Rights for Medical Marijuana Users
The Wisconsin Senate introduced a bill that clarifies the gun rights for persons who are medical marijuana patients. Firearm dealers must receive clearance from the US Department of Justice (DOJ) prior to selling a gun in order to prevent a sale to persons who are prohibited from owning a gun under federal or state law.…
Wood County, Wisconsin Authorized Medical Marijuana Referendum Questions on April 2, 2019 Ballot
The Board of Supervisors in Wood County, Wisconsin passed Resolution 19-1-1 to add medical marijuana referendum questions to the April 2, 2019 ballot. The referendum questions are intended to see whether the public is interested in legalizing medical marijuana for individuals older than 21 and whether they believe marijuana should be taxed like alcohol.