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July 28, 2014

Gary Storck: Examiner.com: The deep roots of the fight for medical cannabis in Wisconsin

Posted by Gary Storck
Monday, July 28, 2014

Thirty-five years ago the fight for medical cannabis was just getting started in Wisconsin.

The deep roots of the fight for medical cannabis in Wisconsin

Thirty-five years ago this July 31, the drive to legalize medical marijuana in Wisconsin was heating up with a hearing in the Capitol's stately North Hearing Room.

On July 31, 1979, a public hearing was held on AB 279, the Therapeutic Cannabis Research Act (TCRA), at the State Capitol, and the late Robert Randall, a fellow glaucoma patient and the first legal federal medical cannabis patient testified in support of the bill.

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