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Is My Medicine Legal YET Release: 4/20 Wisconsin Medical Cannabis hearing
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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
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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
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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...
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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
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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
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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...
Madison resident Gary Storck inhales marijuana vapor to treat glaucoma in his apartment on March 20, 2019. Storck says he believes cannabis legalization won't happen in Wisconsin under current Republican control at the state Capitol. Coburn Dukehart/Wisco
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Medical cannabis & gerrymandering in WPR's 'Mapped Out' podcast series

October 27, 2021 - Wisconsin Public Radio's 'Mapped Out' podcast series from Bridgit Bowden and Shawn Johnson has been looking at legislative and gerrymandering in Wisconsin: "WPR’s award-winning reporters Shawn Johnson and Bridget Bowden conducted dozens of interviews, pored over hundreds of court records, and reviewed hours of archived audio from hearings, speeches and protests to bring you the new podcast series...
Wisconsin wants medical marijuana -- Gary Storck
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Wisconsin State Journal: PUB LTE: Wisconsin wants medical marijuana -- Gary Storck

September 24, 2021 - Wisconsin wants medical marijuana -- Gary Storck Sep 24, 2021 I was born with glaucoma, and it stole much of my sight when I was still very young. I'd read news articles about federal studies at UCLA that found marijuana could treat glaucoma. So on Oct. 3, 1972, I decided to start my own single subject study of cannabis for glaucoma by medicating before a glaucoma checkup. My eye doctor, who had...

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Today in Wisconsin Cannabis History: Page 224: The Rise and Fall of Cannabis Prohibition in Wisconsin: Sauk County cannabis case dismissed with California doctor recommendation

December 13, 2020 - Compared to 2020, cannabis was much less tolerated around Wisconsin in 2004 than today, where local ordinances frequently place a low priority on possession of small amounts. Few patients were willing to advocate for medical cannabis out of fear of legal consequences. In Dec. 2004, a Sauk County judge dismissed cannabis possession charges against Cheryl Lam, a Wisconsin woman who had spent some...
Today in Wisconsin Cannabis History: Pp- 202-203: The Rise and Fall of Cannabis Prohibition in Wisconsin: Thompson reelected after dissing medical cannabis
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Today in Wisconsin Cannabis History: Pp. 202-203: The Rise and Fall of Cannabis Prohibition in Wisconsin: 1998: Thompson reelected after dissing medical cannabis

November 3, 2020 - Tuesday, November 3, 1998: Running for a fourth term as governor against Democratic challenger Ed Garvey, three-term GOP Wisconsin Gov. Tommy Thompson is slammed by the group Project Vote Smart after his campaign uses information on Garvey's support for medical cannabis from their website to attack Garvey. Thompson does not support cannabis use for any reason, saying that would send the wrong...

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