Lead photo via Sen. Jon Erpenbach
While cannabis reform legislation has taken root in 29 of America’s 50 states, Wisconsin has been reluctant to welcome medical cannabis. Despite Democratic lawmakers’ best efforts to decriminalize possession, initiate a medical marijuana program and legalize adult-use cannabis entirely, Governor Scott Walker and the state’s Republican leadership have either shot down or delayed every such attempt, leaving Badger State residents no choice but to seek out black market sources for their medical and recreational cannabis needs.
Now, after introducing two medical marijuana bills only to have them stalled in the legislature, Wisconsin lawmakers Chris Taylor and Jon Erpenbach have begun a statewide tour to educate residents and elected officials alike about the potential of cannabis as a medical treatment.
Larry, Trevor and Erica at the Green Bay event asking the Republican legislature to listen and support doctor recommended medical marijuana. pic.twitter.com/6R3hjZm6dW
— Jon Erpenbach (@JonErpenbach) October 18, 2017
“We’ve heard situations over and over again where people have put themselves in danger in order to go out and get…