Authorities seize 300 marijuana plants from Wisconsin farm

Published: Mar 2, 2018, 11:12 am • Updated: Mar 2, 2018, 11:12 am By The Associated Press COMSTOCK, Wis. (AP) — Authorities in Barron County say a search of a barn near Comstock uncovered a sophisticated marijuana growing operation. Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald says authorities seized more than 300 marijuana plants…

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Wisconsin accepting industrial hemp license applications

Published: Mar 3, 2018, 6:00 am • Updated: Mar 2, 2018, 2:47 pm By The Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin farmers who want to grow industrial hemp can now apply for a state license. The Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection began accepting applications Friday. The deadline…

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Wisconsin gov candidate says he would pardon marijuana offenders

Published: Jan 17, 2018, 2:14 pm • Updated: Jan 17, 2018, 2:14 pm By The Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democratic candidate for governor Matt Flynn says if elected he would pardon everyone who has low-level marijuana convictions. Flynn also supports legalizing marijuana in Wisconsin. He is one of…

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Wisconsin Republican joins Democratic bid to reduce weed penalties

Published: May 30, 2017, 2:28 pm • Updated: May 30, 2017, 2:28 pm By Cara Lombardo, The Associated Press MADISON, Wis. — A Republican state lawmaker joined three Democrats in a longshot effort to loosen the penalties for possessing small amounts of marijuana in Wisconsin. Rep. Adam Jarchow, of Balsam…

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Wisconsin plan would cut off Medicaid and food stamps for those who refuse drug test

Published: May 25, 2017, 10:28 am • Updated: May 25, 2017, 10:28 am By Scott Bauer, The Associated Press MADISON, Wis. — Gov. Scott Walker wants to make Wisconsin the first state in the country to require childless adults applying for Medicaid to undergo drug screening, a move that could…

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Wisconsin Attorney General calls marijuana a “gateway drug”

Published: Feb 15, 2017, 8:05 am • Updated: Feb 15, 2017, 8:05 am By The Associated Press ST. PAUL, Minn. — Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel says the medical community should decide whether marijuana is suitable medicine, not state lawmakers. Democratic legislators have proposed legalizing medical marijuana after Republican state…

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