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February 14, 2012
Madison NORML Examiner: Green Bay marijuana case shows Wisconsin pot laws are dopey
Posted by Gary Storck
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Wisconsin's medieval cannabis laws are a cruel reality for the many unfortunates caught in the system for tiny amounts of the herb.
MADISON -- Despite several attempts in the 1970s, state lawmakers were never able to pass a statewide cannabis "decriminalization" law. While a later statute allows counties and certain local government units to treat possession of less than 25 grams of cannabis as a civil infraction instead of a criminal offense, these ordinances, where they exist, are unevenly enforced, if not outright ignored. For example, while both La Crosse City and County passed local cannabis ordinances, local attorneys say the ordinances are not used by prosecutors.
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Posted by Gary at February 14, 2012 08:15 PM
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