Wisconsin Voters Say Cannabis Should Be Legal for Medical, Recreational Use

Wisconsin Voters Say Cannabis Should Be Legal for Medical, Recreational Use

In each case, voters favored legalizing medical marijuana by margins of two to one, or better.

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November 7, 2018
Green Bay Press Gazzette
Dispensary news Distribution Legislation and regulation Medical News State by State: Wisconsin

Voters in a range of Wisconsin counties and two cities Tuesday said yes to non-binding questions about whether marijuana should be legal in the state.

 

Voters in Dane, Milwaukee and Rock counties said the legislature should legalize marijuana for recreational use. In La Crosse County, partial returns showed about 55 percent of voters favor legalizing marijuana for recreational use.

 

Referendums appeared headed for passage in each of the 10 counties and one city in which voters were asked only if marijuana should be legal if prescribed by a doctor for medical conditions.

 

In each case, voters favored legalizing medical marijuana by margins of two to one, or better.

 

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