In May 2023, a bill was introduced in the Wisconsin legislature that would legalize the possession and use of recreational cannabis for adults 21 and older. The bill would also establish a system for the regulation of cannabis production and distribution. The bill is currently being considered by the legislature.

If the bill is passed, it would make Wisconsin the 24th state to legalize recreational cannabis. It would also be a significant step forward for cannabis reform in Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Cannabis Laws

Current Legislation

Recreational marijuana: Recreational marijuana is not legal in Wisconsin. However, there have been several bills introduced in the Wisconsin legislature to legalize recreational marijuana. The most recent bill, SB 880, was introduced in February 2023. The bill would allow adults 21 and older to possess up to 2 ounces of marijuana and grow up to 6 plants per household. It would also create a state-regulated market for the sale of marijuana products.

  • Medical marijuana: There are no medical marijuana dispensaries in Wisconsin as of March 8, 2023. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services has not yet issued any licenses to operate medical marijuana dispensaries. Wisconsin's medical marijuana program is overseen by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services' Bureau of Cannabis Regulation.

Wisconsin's medical marijuana program has been met with mixed reactions. Some people believe that the program is too restrictive, while others believe that it is too lenient. The state is currently considering changes to the law, but it is not clear when these changes will be made.

Overall, the cannabis legislation in Wisconsin is still evolving. The state is taking a cautious approach to the legalization of marijuana, and it is not clear when recreational marijuana will be legalized. However, the state is expected to see increased growth in the cannabis industry in the coming years.

Here are some of the key provisions of the bill that would legalize recreational marijuana in Wisconsin:

  • Possession: Adults 21 and older would be allowed to possess up to 2 ounces of marijuana.

  • Growing: Adults 21 and older would be allowed to grow up to 6 plants per household.

  • Sale: Marijuana could be sold by licensed dispensaries.

The bill has been met with mixed reactions. Some people support the bill, while others oppose it. It is not clear if the bill will pass in the Wisconsin legislature.

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