Wisconsin Democratic Lawmaker Introduces Bill to Legalize Marijuana
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Wisconsin Democratic Lawmaker Introduces Bill to Legalize Marijuana

The legislation would legalize cannabis for both medical and recreational use.

A Democratic lawmaker for the fourth time introduced legislation that would legalize marijuana for both recreational and medicinal use, going further than the plan put forward by Democratic Gov. Tony Evers.

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Rep. Melissa Sargent, D-Madison, said she has the momentum to move her marijuana legislation forward despite an almost certain roadblock in the Republican-controlled Legislature.

“The power of the people is the will of the land,” Sargent said. “I’m not afraid of the mountain that we have to climb here.”

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