June 2018

Cannabis legalization advisory referendum update: Rock County approves, other counties moving forward

On Thursday, June 28, the Rock County Board voted 14-12 to place a cannabis legalization advisory referendum on Nov. 6 Rock County general election ballots.

The Rock County question will read:

"Should cannabis be legalized for adult use, taxed and regulated like alcohol, with the proceeds from the taxes used for education, healthcare and infrastructure?"

Wisconsin County Cannabis Legalization Advisory Referendums moving forward across state

On Thursday June 21, county board executive committees in Dane and La Crosse counties advanced measures that would place cannabis legalization advisory measures on county ballots Nov. 6.

In Dane County, the cannabis advisory referendum resolution introduced by 6th District Supervisor Yogesh Chawla passed out of the Executive committee on a unanimous 5-0 vote. The next stop is the full Dane County Board meeting July 12.

More Wisconsin counties looking at advisory referendums on pot legalization

UPDATED: 06/18/2018 4:31:25 PM An advisory referendum on legalizing cannabis has already been approved by the Milwaukee County Board and in Dane County, a resolution that would do the same has been introduced with 19 cosponsors and is likely to pass. The next stop for the Dane resolution is the County's Board's Executive Committee meeting on Thursday, June 21 at 5:00pm in City-County Building Room 321.

Dane County Board to consider cannabis legalization advisory referendum for November ballot

UPDATED: 06/09/2018 7:49:17 AM: Dane County District 6 Supervisor Yogesh Chawla introduced county board resolution # 2018 RES-064, which would place to an advisory referendum on cannabis legalization before Dane County voters in the Nov. 6 general election, during the County Board's Thursday June 7 meeting .