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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...

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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 and...

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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 senate...

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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 by...

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 and...

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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 the...

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Wisconsin Senate passes CBD bill 31-1

February 8, 2017 - Senate Bill 10, sponsored by Sen. Van Wanggaard (R-Racine), Relating to: definition of tetrahydrocannabinols and the use of cannabidiol, passed the full Wisconsin Senate today by a 31-1 vote in favor. The sole vote against came from Sen. Duey Stroebel (R-Saukville), one of several senators who helped kill last session’s version of the bill in the last moments of the last senate session. Not voting...

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Wisconsin CBD bill on Feb 8 Senate calendar

February 7, 2017 - Senate Bill 10, Relating to: definition of tetrahydrocannabinols and the use of cannabidiol, has been placed on the Wisconsin Senate calendar for a floor vote on Wed. Feb. 8. SB10 passed out of the 5-member Senate Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Feb. 2 on a 4-0 vote with Sen. Duey Stroebel (R-Saukville) excused from the vote. Stroebel was one of a small group of conservative senators who...

Medical

Erpenbach/Taylor set Monday press conference for MMJ bill and referendum

February 5, 2017 - Sen. Jon Erpenbach (D-Middleton) and Rep. Chris Taylor (D-Madison) have scheduled a press conference for 10:00am Monday, Feb. 6 in the Capitol’s Assembly Parlor to formally launch their new medical cannabis legislation along with their resolution to place a statewide advisory referendum about medical cannabis on Nov. 2018 ballots. The Assembly Parlor is located off to the left of the Assembly...

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Senate CBD bill heads for floor vote, Assembly version introduced

February 3, 2017 - An executive session was held Feb. 2 on Senate Bill 10 in the Senate Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety after the Jan. 31 public hearing. The vote was 4-0, and having passed out of committee SB10 is available for scheduling for a Senate floor vote. Sens. Wanggaard, Testin, L. Taylor and Risser voted in favor. State Sen. Duey Stroebel, R-Saukville, was excused from the vote. Stroebel was...

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