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January 10, 2012
Madison NORML Examiner: Wisconsin medical marijuana bill assigned to opponent's Senate committee
Posted by Gary Storck
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Unfortunately, Sen. Scott Fitzgerald, the Wisconsin State Senate Republican Majority Leader, has chosen to assign the Senate version SB371, of the Jacki Rickert Medical Marijuana Act, to the Senate Health Committee chaired by an arch-opponent of protecting patients using their medicine. The action speaks volumes about Sen. Fitzgerald's concerns for state seniors, veterans, sick, disabled and dying.
MADISON: Wisconsin Senate Bill 371 - The Jacki Rickert Medical Marijuana Act (JRMMA) - has been referred to the Senate Health committee. Senate Health is chaired by Sen. Leah Vukmir (R-Wauwatosa), a longtime opponent who famously refused to hold a hearing when a 2007-2008 session bill was assigned to the committee she chaired as an Assembly representative. The JRMMA was rolled out at a Nov. 30 Capitol press conference.
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Posted by Gary at January 10, 2012 05:19 PM
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