CBD

Wisconsin Assembly passes CBD bill 98-0 sends to Walker for signature

March 7, 2017 - The Wisconsin Assembly today passed SB10/AB49 CBD oil legislation in a unanimous 98-0 vote . CBD or cannabidiol, is among 80 or some cannabinoids found in cannabis plants. CBD has been found to be useful in treating some medical conditions, particularly seizure disorders. Rep. Chris Taylor first offered Assembly Substitute Amendment 1, To Senate Bill 10. The Amendment would legalize medical cannabis...

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Wisconsin Assembly sets March 7 floor vote on CBD bill

March 2, 2017 - Sen. Van Wanggaard (R-Racine), Senate sponsor of Wisconsin CBD legislation. The Wisconsin Assembly Committee on Rules has scheduled AB49/SB10, CBD oil legislation sponsored by Sen, Van Wanggaard (R-Racine) and Rep. Scott Krug (R-Nekoosa) for a March 7 floor vote. The bipartisan-supported bills have already cleared the state senate by a 31-1 vote and the Assembly Committee on Children and Families...

Politics

State NORML chapters planning March 1 Capitol Lobby Day

February 25, 2017 - With only 28 days in February, Wisconsin NORML’s Capitol Lobby Day on Wed. March 1, 2017 is coming up fast! Current cannabis-related legislation includes Senate Bill 38/Assembly Bill 75: The Compassionate Cannabis Care Act, and Senate Joint Resolution 10/Assembly Joint Resolution 7, the Medical Cannabis Advisory Referendum, both sponsored by Sen. Jon Erpenbach (D-Middleton) and Rep. Chris Taylor...

Rep. Kremer circulating bipartisan authored industrial hemp bill

February 23, 2017 - UPDATED: 02/28/2017 – 10:43:41 AM Rep. Jesse Kremer (R-Kewaskum) announced Feb. 23 in a press release that he is circulating a cosponsorship memo for industrial hemp legislation LRB-1117/1. His release thanks the bill’s bipartisan group of authors, Senator Kathleen Vinehout (D-Alma) who he notes has been working on this issue since 2009 along with Senators Patrick Testin (R-Stevens Point), Sheila...

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Children and Families committee rejects amendment, passes CBD bill

February 22, 2017 - Updated 02/23/2017 7:31:41 AM: The Assembly Committee on Children and Families held an executive session on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 9:00 AM on AB49/SB10 CBD legislation. . The session was carried live on Wisconsin Eye. A substitute amendment legalizing production of CBD in Wisconsin was introduced by Rep. Chris Taylor. Rep. Taylor noted that families faced a difficult path in obtaining...

Decriminalization

Monona City Council tables $1 pot fine ordinance to March

February 21, 2017 - On Monday Feb. 20 the Monona city council listened to public testimony and debated the proposal to amend the city’s cannabis possession ordinance and adopt a $1 fine plus costs for those over 21 found in possession. Madison NORML’s Nate Petreman reports a strong turnout from supporters, with only one opponent speaking against and another registering against, compared to five speaking in favor...

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Assembly committee sets vote on Wisconsin CBD bill

February 17, 2017 - The Assembly Committee on Children and Families has scheduled an executive session on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 9:00 AM in 415 Northwest to vote on AB49/SB10 CBD legislation. The lead sponsors are Sen. Van Wanggaard (R-Racine) and Rep. Scott Krug (R-Nekoosa) and the bills have broad bipartisan support in both houses. Previously the committee held a public hearing on Feb. 15. The full...

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Senator Larson introducing bill to legalize CBD production

February 16, 2017 - Sen. Chris Larson (D-Milwaukee) announced on Feb. 15 that he and Rep. Jimmy Anderson (D-Fitchburg) are circulating a bill for co-sponsorship that would create a safe and legal process for cannabidiol (CBD) to be manufactured in the state. Larson says his proposal (LRB 2105) would remove barriers to accessing CBD treatment by doing the following: * Establishing a licensure program, administered...

Decriminalization

Monona City Council takes the torch from PSC as pot debate rolls on

February 15, 2017 - On Monday Feb. 20 the Monona city council listened to public testimony and debated the proposal to amend the city’s cannabis possession ordinance and adopt a $1 fine plus costs for those over 21 found in possession. Madison NORML’s Nate Petreman reports a strong turnout from supporters, with only one opponent speaking against and another registering against, compared to five speaking in favor...

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Public hearing set for Feb. 15 on Assembly version of WI CBD bill

February 9, 2017 - The Assembly Committee on Children and Families has scheduled a public hearing on Assembly Bill 49, the companion bill to Senate Bill 10, the CBD bill that passed the full senate on Feb. 8 on a 31-1 vote. The hearing is set for Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 1:00pm in Room 412 East of the State Capitol. The committee chair is Rep. Joel Kitchens (R-Sturgeon Bay). Rep. Scott Krug (R-Nekoosa) is...

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