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Wisconsin Lawmakers Introduce Cannabis Decriminalization Bill


Democratic lawmakers in Wisconsin have introduced legislation that would eliminate criminal and civil penalties for the possession of up to 28 grams of cannabis, according to a Wisconsin Public Radio report. Under current state law, the first possession offense is punishable by a fine of up to $1,000 and up to six months in jail, the news outlet reported. A second possession charge is a felony and carries a penalty of up to $10,000 and up to three and a half years in prison. The new legislatio...

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