Milwaukee Ald. Nik Kovac feels Wisconsin is "way behind the curve" when it comes to marijuana laws. The state is one of 17 in which the possession, sale or cultivation of marijuana in any amount can result in criminal prosecution, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
If and when marijuana is legalized in Wisconsin, what does this mean for Wisconsin - specifically the beloved beer industry?
The voters have spoken, and it's clear that they are ready to see marijuana legalized in Wisconsin, said Rep. Melissa Sargent, discussing the results of last week's referendums on the issue, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
WJI, ACLU of Wisconsin, MICAH and several state leaders are calling for voters to support legalization of medicinal and recreational marijuana by voting yes to the non-binding referendum question on their ballots Nov. 6, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
K2 can produce a high similar to that of marijuana use but can also cause paranoia, hallucinations and other intense effects. The Attorney General warns it can also cause death, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
"I tell people that, when I'm telling my story, I don't look at myself as a victim in any way. You're gonna try to do whatever it takes to get a job or that big contract - and then worry about it afterwards. For me, I'm at the afterwards part."
Thanks to a measure passed on Tuesday, Wisconsinites will soon be able to legally consume marijuana - but only in the form of a brandy Old Fashioned.
Gary Johnson may have said some mock-worthy things this past week about space colonization. As it turns out, though, Gary Johnson is pretty serious - maybe not about the science fiction, but in terms of consequences for this election.
No less an authority than the United States Department of Justice has cracked open the door to allowing tribes, which are sovereign states, to grow marijuana on their reservations. Could this mean more revenue for Wisconsin tribes?
According to a report from Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, the Milwaukee Common Council's decision to lower the maximum fine for marijuana possession of less than 25 grams to $50 has drawn praise as a first step to reducing racial disparities in enforcement of marijuana laws, as well as criticism for its potential to increase marijuana use.
The City of Milwaukee has reduced the penalties for first-time possession of marijuana from $500 to $50. Pot is still illegal. A strip club is perfectly legal but the aldermen appear willing to get nailed for an almost $1 million judgement after losing a lawsuit. Doesn't seem to make much sense.
According to a report by the Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, the Common Council convened earlier last month to discuss possible changes to marijuana laws.
Letroy Guion was arrested in his home state of Florida on Wednesday, and the free agent-to-be defensive tackle's future with the Green Bay Packers at risk. Guion's legal matter only further clouds the free agent picture for the Packers, who have big decisions to make on Randall Cobb, Bryan Bulaga and several others.
Milwaukee Bucks center Larry Sanders has been suspended by the NBA again for violating the league's anti-drug program. Because he is now a multiple offender of the policy, Sanders will be sidelined 10 games. He was already absent from the team for "personal reasons" and has not played since Dec. 23.
Eight years after being drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers and saddled with being one of the moribund franchise's new stars, and four after being traded away, Jeremy Jeffress has found his way home.