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November 22, 2015

Cannabadger.com: Cannabadger visits Oregon for some Cannabis Common Sense and more

Posted by Gary Storck
Sunday, November 22, 2015

I had the pleasure of spending last weekend in Portland, Oregon, where medical cannabis was legalized in 1998 and adult use in Nov. 2014. Portland and Oregon are showing how to do it. If only Wisconsin lawmakers would wake up and smell the cannabis prosperity waiting in the wings!

Cannabadger visits Oregon for some Cannabis Common Sense and more

With its harsh politics and seeming intractability of cannabis prohibition, Wisconsin these days is 180 degrees different than the state of Oregon.

In Nov. 2014, Oregon voters legalized adult use of cannabis, 16 years after they legalized medical cannabis in Nov. 1998. On Oct. 1, 2015, adults age 21 and over have been allowed to purchase up to 7 grams of cannabis flowers at a time from licensed medical cannabis dispensaries while the state creates a new regulatory system for recreational sales. So I thought that a little fact finding tour of Portland was in order.

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November 18, 2015

Cannabadger.com: Menominee tribe sues DEA and US DOJ over hemp raid

Posted by Gary Storck
Wednesday, November 18, 2015

The ongoing saga of the Menominee Nation's goal of cultivating industrial hemp continues, now with litigation.

Cannabadger.com: Menominee tribe sues DEA and US DOJ over hemp raid

The Menominee Nation today released a statement indicating they had filed a federal lawsuit (Complaint) against U.S. Dept. of Justice (US DOJ) and Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) over the recent destruction of the tribe's hemp crop a month after federal agents seized about 30,000 marijuana plants from the tribe's reservation near Shawano.. The federal suit filed in U.S. District Court in Green Bay.

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November 17, 2015

Cannabadger.com: Sen. Wanggaard sets Nov. 24 hearing on Wisconsin CBD bill

Posted by Gary Storck
Tuesday, November 17, 2015

A hearing is set for Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015, on bipartisan legislation that will repair a state law passed in 2014 that attempted to legalize CBD in Wisconsin.

Cannabadger.com: Sen. Wanggaard sets Nov. 24 hearing on Wisconsin CBD bill

Sen. Van Wanggaard (R-Racinr), chair of the Senate Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety, has scheduled a hearing on Tuesday, Nov. 24 at 10am in 411 South on his bipartisan cannabidiol legislation SB221, which would remove the need for a prescription to possess CBD in Wisconsin.

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