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May 23, 2011

Madison NORML Examiner: WI K2 ban passes State Senate on voice vote, Assembly action likely in June

Posted by Gary Storck
Monday, May 23, 2011

State lawmakers determination to demonize anything resembling pot moves forward.

Madison NORML Examiner: WI K2 ban passes State Senate on voice vote, Assembly action likely in June

Madison: Wisconsin's State Senate passed a statewide K2 ban May 17 on a voice vote. The action means that only one step remains before synthetic cannabinoids marketed as incense under names including K2 and Spice will be as illegal as their natural counterparts in Wisconsin - a floor vote by the State Assembly.

Article continues: http://www.examiner.com/norml-in-madison/wi-k2-ban-passes-state-senate-on-voice-vote-assembly-action-likely-june

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May 17, 2011

Madison NORML Examiner: City of Madison honors Ben Masel, names April 20th annual day of honor

Posted by Gary Storck
Tuesday, May 17, 2011

4/20 will never be the same in Madison as the City Council honors the late cannabis/hemp/free speech/constitutional rights activist with a day of honor, the high holiday of cannabis - April 20th!

Madison NORML Examiner: City of Madison honors Ben Masel, names April 20th annual day of honor

MADISON: On Tuesday, May 17, 2011, the Madison City Council unanimously adopted the following resolution honoring the life and contributions of longtime Wisconsin NORML activist Ben Masel. The resolution details his life and contributions and declares April 20 to be an annual day of honor for Ben.

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May 16, 2011

Madison NORML Examiner: Wisconsin K2 ban clears Senate & Assembly committees with unanimous votes

Posted by Gary Storck
Monday, May 16, 2011

It looks like K2 prohibition is headed Wisconsin's way.

Wisconsin K2 ban clears Senate & Assembly committees with unanimous votes

MADISON: After a May 3 public hearing, the State Senate's committee on Judiciary, Utilities, Commerce, and Government Operations has voted 5-0 to pass Senate Bill 54 out of committee. SB 54, companion to Assembly Bill 57, would outlaw synthetic cannabinoids.

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May 14, 2011

Madison NORML Examiner: Madison Council resolution designates April 20 “Ben Masel Day”

Posted by Gary Storck
Saturday, May 14, 2011

Below is a post about the Madison Common Council honoring Ben Masel.

MADISON NORML EXAMINER: Madison Council resolution designates April 20 “Ben Masel Day”

MADISON:
On Tuesday May 17th at 6:30pm, Madison's Common Council will honor the life of Bennett "Ben" Masel and his contributions to the community and formally declare April 20th as "Ben Masel Day" in the City of Madison.

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May 02, 2011

Madison NORML Examiner: May 4th Madison memorial set for activist Ben Masel

Posted by Gary Storck
Monday, May 2, 2011

Below is a link to details on Ben's memorial.

May 4th Madison memorial set for activist Ben Masel

MADISON: As reported earlier, longtime Wisconsin activist Ben Masel passed away from complications of cancer on April 30, 2011. A memorial for Ben will be held at the Gates of Heaven Synagogue in Madison on Wed May 4th from noon until 10 pm.

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May 01, 2011

Madison NORML Examiner: Synthetic cannabinoid ban to get State Senate hearing Tuesday

Posted by Gary Storck
Monday, May 2, 2011

There will be a State Senate committee hearing on the K2 ban Tuesday. Read details below.

Madison NORML Examiner: Synthetic cannabinoid ban to get State Senate hearing Tuesday

MADISON: Assembly Bill 57, which would create new criminal penalties and fines for possession and sale of synthetic cannabinoids marketed under names like K2 and Spice, will receive a public hearing Tuesday at the Capitol.

Continue reading on Examiner.com: Synthetic cannabinoid ban to get State Senate hearing Tuesday.

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