April 2019

Cannabis advisory referendum split in Wood County, Sturgeon Bay and Egg Harbor approve both

UPDATED: 04/03/2019: 8:14:29 PM: The votes are in for Wisconsin’s Spring 2019 election and, 5 of 6 advisory referendums were approved. Voters in Wood County split, passing medical but rejecting adult use, while the City of Sturgeon Bay and the Door County village of Egg Harbor said yes to legalizing both medical cannabis and adult use cannabis.

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Major state media outlets focus on Wisconsin medical cannabis patients and hopes for passage

On Sunday April 7, two long articles about medical cannabis legalization in Wisconsin were published, the first in the Wisconsin State Journal, the second a project of the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism (WCIJ) that appeared in media all over the state starting including the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, WisconsinWatch.org, Wisconsin Law Journal, US News & World Report, Channel3000, WisContext.org, WBAY-Green Bay, Appleton Post-Crescent, WTMJ, Urban Milwaukee, Wisconsin Public Radio, Lake Mills Leader, Madison365, Door County Pulse, Superior Telegram, and other media outlets

Cannabis advisory referendum trounced Scott Fitzgerald in Dane County wards 62-38% in Nov. 2018 election

Cannabadger recently took a look at the in the 13 wards where Senate GOP Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald's senate district and a portion of eastern Dane County overlap and found that yes votes on Dane County's marijuana advisory referendum exceeded votes for Fitzgerald by a nearly 62/38% margin in those wards.

The 13 wards offer a glimpse of how the vote would likely have gone had the referendum been held throughout his entire district rather than just the Dane County.

Nov. 2010 Votes by ward Medical Cannabis vs. Scott Fitzgerald