Is My Medicine Legal YET Release: 4/20 Wisconsin Medical Cannabis hearing
Medical

Cannabadger/Is My Medicine Legal YET statement on 4/20 Wisconsin Medical Cannabis hearing

April 20, 2022 - For immediate release Wednesday, April 20, 2022   IS MY MEDICINE LEGAL YET?: APRIL 20 Medical Marijuana Hearing: Let patients choose what works best for them   IMMLY's director of communications, Gary Storck, a Wisconsin medical cannabis pioneer and longtime advocate who first discovered cannabis could treat his painful glaucoma symptoms 50 years ago this Oct. 3, offers this statement on the medical...
April 20, 2022 Medical Marijuana Hearing
Medical

Sen. Mary Felzkowski sets 4/20 public hearing on medical cannabis bill

April 12, 2022 - State Sen. Mary Felzokowski has scheduled a public hearing on her medical cannabis legislation for Wed. April 20, 2022 (Republicans set marijuana legalization hearing for April 20). While the legislature has adjourned for the 2021-2022 session, the hearing, which is being held in the Capitol's largest hearing room, should provide some interesting insight on the state of medical cannabis activism in...
LETTER TO THE EDITOR Medical marijuana bill is watered down -- Gary Storck
Medical

Wisconsin State Journal: LETTER TO THE EDITOR Medical marijuana bill is watered down -- Gary Storck

February 14, 2022 - The Wisconsin State Journal published by lates Letter to the Editor online on Monday, February 14, 2022. I've posted the letter as published below and here's the link to the letter online on the State Journal site.   LETTER TO THE EDITOR Medical marijuana bill is watered down -- Gary Storck Dear Editor, As a glaucoma patient who has been inhaling cannabis for 50 years as a medical necessity to...
Cannabis Common sense
History

2022-02-04-Cannabis Common Sense #1109: Paul Stanford interviews Cannabadger's Gary Storck

February 4, 2022 - Portland Oregon cannabis legend Paul Stanford interviewed me for his longrunning Portland OR cable tv/online weekly program "Cannabis Common Sense" and the interview premiered Friday, Feb. 4, 2022 at 10pm Central Time. This is the second time I've been on his show. I appeared live in person several years ago while visiting Portland. The show has been pre-recorded for awhile due to the pandemic but...
A long-time advocate says the latest medical marijuana bill being offered by Republican legislators falls far short of what people need to access the drug. Gary Storck of Madison heads the group Is My Medicine Legal Yet?  “Some ability to grow your own me
Medical

Wisconsin Radio Network: Advocate and Democrats critical of latest Republican medical marijuana bill

February 2, 2022 - There has been a fair amount of media coverage regarding the recently announced Medical Cannabis Light proposal introduced by Sen. Mary Felzkowski and other Republicans here in the waning days of the 2021-2022 legislative session. Wisconsin Radio Network's Bob Hague wrote a report for Wisconsin Radio Network published January 31, 2022 that included comments I'd made in an interview a few days...
Flurry of cannabis-related activity as 2021-2022 enters final weeks: Dems offer substitute amendment legalizing cannabis to butane hash bill, Republicans offer medical cannabis bill
Medical

Flurry of cannabis-related activity as 2021-2022 enters final weeks: Dems offer substitute amendment legalizing cannabis to butane hash bill, Republicans offer medical cannabis bill

January 26, 2022 - Madison: With just weeks remaining in the 2021-2022 Wisconsin legislative session, Sen. Mary Felzkowski, (R-Tomahawk) and Rep. Pat Snyder, (R-Schofield), joined by six other GOP colleagues in the Capitol's assembly Parlor to announce the introduction of medical cannabis legislation. Felzkowski had also sponsored similar legislation last session.   In remarks at the presser laying out some of the...
Firty Years a Medical Marijuana Patient in Wisconsin
Medical

Fifty years a medical cannabis patient in 2022

January 12, 2022 - This Oct. 3, I'll be marking 50 years as a medical cannabis patient in America, and as a Wisconsin resident, that has meant a half century on the front lines of the war on drugs. It was on Oct. 3, 1972. I was a 17-year old high school senior born with glaucoma. For 17 years I suffered eye pain and sensitivity and vision loss. Even after diagnosis as a small child, conventional medications were not...
Robin Vos out of his mind on marijuana
Politics

Video: Robin Vos out of his mind on marijuana

January 2, 2022 - Below is a 43 second video of WI Assembly Speaker Robin Vos on Upfront in 2019 bloviating about the alleged horrors of WI Fov. Tony Evers' support of cannabis legalization.    
Wisconsin Republicans aren't serious about cannabis legalization
Decriminalization

Wisconsin State Journal: PUB LTE: GOP isn't serious about legalizing pot -- Gary Storck

December 30, 2021 - After hearing about this proposal, now numbered Senate Bill 790, I couldn't help but feel uncomfortable with a proposal that took away local control and undid years and years of efforts to lower local penalties. I labored long over this letter, finally getting it to the point where I felt it was ready for submission to the WSJ. Dear Editor, Current Wisconsin law against cannabis dates to 1972....
Cannabadger.com - The Intersection of Cannabis and Wisconsin since 2016

Cannabadger.com - The Intersection of Cannabis and Wisconsin since 2016

November 25, 2021 - When I created this site back in March 2016, my goal was to create a news site that was the intersection of cannabis and Wisconsin, and although I've had to take it easy due to health issues the last few years, I think my coverage in those first few years through 2018-2019 met that goal. I asked a friend to make me some graphics illustrating this concept in May 2015, and chose the one pictured,...

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