February 2019

Transcript: Former Wisconsin legislative leaders discuss Evers' planned medical marijuana budget proposal

Chuck Chvala, former Wisconsin Senate Democratic majority leader and former Republican Assembly Speaker Scott Jensen, discussed Gov. Tony Evers planned medical marijuana budget proposal on their WisPolitics.com weekly show, ‘The Insiders’ this week.

Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul discusses his support for legalizing medical cannabis

Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul discussed his support for legalizing medical cannabis on WTMJ on Monday, February 11 in his response to a question from WTMJ’s Melissa Barclay on WTMJ’s Wisconsin Afternoon News Monday: http://www.wtmj.com/shows/wisconsins-afternoon-news/obamacare-red-flag-l....

Reaction To Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers' Cannabis Proposals

On Monday, February 18, 2019, Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers held a press conference in the State Capitol rotunda in Madison to announce his proposals to include medical cannabis, statewide cannabis decriminalization and other cannabis law reforms in his upcoming state budget.

Among those also in attendance and speaking were Sen. Jon Erpenbach (D-Middleton) and Rep. Chris Taylor (D-Madison), who have sponsored medical cannabis legislation for a number of years. That legislation will be folded into the budget. b

Transcript: Assembly Speaker Robin Vos on the Jay Weber show on WISN Feb. 20

On Wednesday, February 20, 2019, Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos appeared on the Jay Weber Show on NewsTalk 1130 WISN radio.

Below is the transcript of Speaker Vos’ remarks regarding Gov. Tony Evers’ proposal to include medical cannabis legalization and statewide decriminalization of up to 25 grams of cannabis in his budget:

Shimadzu To Present Free Educational Seminar On Hemp At Uw-Parkside

On Saturday, March 16, 2019, Shimadzu Scientific Instruments will present a Free Educational Seminar, “Hemp Help: Growing Your Canna Business in Wisconsin,” at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside Student Center, 900 Wood Road, Kenosha, Wisconsin 53144. This event has some top-notch speakers and offers a lot of great information for those interested in this growing industry.

Evidence-Based Health Policy Project To Host Capitol Briefing On Medical Marijuana March 19

Madison – States across the country are implementing legislation on medical and recreational marijuana use, and local ballot initiatives in Wisconsin show support for discussion of the issue here. The University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Evidence-Based Health Policy Project (EBHPP) will host a briefing to help inform this discussion in Wisconsin by taking a look at what we know (and don’t know) about the health effects of cannabis, and a look at the implementation of these laws in other states.