Wisconsin’s full Senate has given approval to a bill that would legalize the medical use of low-THC cannabis extracts.
The vote on Senate Bill 10 was 31 to 1, with Senator Duey Stroebel casting the sole “No” vote.
Under the proposed legislation, those who receive a recommendation from a physician would be allowed to possess and use cannabis extracts that are low in THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) but high in CBD (cannabidiol). This includes tinctures, oils and pills.
Senate Bill 10 has over 50 sponsors in the House and Senate.
The Senators sponsoring the measure are Wanggaard, Wirch, Testin, Bewley, Carpenter, Craig, Erpenbach, Hansen, Johnson, Lasee, Ringhand, Roth, Shilling, Taylor and also C. Larson.
The State Representatives sponsoring the measure are Krug, Vos, C. Taylor, Anderson, Ballweg, Berceau, Brandtjen, E. Brooks, R. Brooks, Doyle, Edming, Goyke, Kerkman, Kitchens, Kleefisch, Kooyenga, Kremer, Loudenbeck, Mason, Murphy, Mursau, Novak, Ohnstad, Petryk, Quinn, Riemer, Sargent, Schraa, Shankland, Spiros, Steffen, Subeck, Thiesfeldt, Tittl, Wachs and also Zamarripa
Click here for the full text of Senate Bill 10.
About Anthony Martinelli
Anthony, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheJointBlog, has worked closely with numerous elected officials who support cannabis law reform, including as the former Campaign Manager for Washington State Representative Dave Upthegrove. He has also been published by multiple media outlets, including the Seattle Times. He can be reached at TheJointBlog@TheJointBlog.com.
Published at Wed, 08 Feb 2017 21:31:27 +0000