Wisconsin Republicans Block Medical Marijuana

Republicans who control the Legislature’s powerful budget-writing committee again blocked a Democratic attempt Wednesday to legalize marijuana for medical uses.

The GOP stripped a provision legalizing medical marijuana from Democratic Gov. Tony Evers’ 2021-23 budget last month as the party erased hundreds of Evers’ proposals from the spending plan.

Democrats on the budget committee introduced a motion Wednesday that would legalize it and provide the state Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection with roughly $185,000 per year to regulate the drug.

Rep. Evan Goyke, a Milwaukee Democrat, said the “sky has not fallen” in other states that have legalized marijuana for medical purposes.

“Stop running from this debate,” Goyke said.

Committee Co-Chairman Sen. Howard Marklein, a Spring Green Republican, ruled th

Source:  https://www.fox21online.com/2021/06/02/wisconsin-republicans-block-medical-marijuana/

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