|Medical Marijuana Blog|
The “Jacki Rickert Medical Marijuana Act,” which would let seriously ill Wisconsin residents use marijuana to treat their illnesses, has again been introduced to the state Legislature.
|Brandon Rice, 14, died last month, four months after destroying his lungs by smoking Spice through a plastic PEZ candy dispenser.|
Despite the true story having been available for some time now, many mainstream media outlets continue to inaccurately report that a 14-year-old Pittsburgh boy died last month after a lung transplant made necessary due to his smoking fake pot which destroyed his lungs in June.
|Legal Medical Marijuana States|
|The tax rate on that marijuana goes from 5 percent to 7 percent as soon as it’s poured in the brownie mix.|
How patients use their medical marijuana affects their tax rate, according to a recent opinion from Maine Revenue Services — and choosing the healthy option of smokeless edibles will result in higher taxes.
|Photo: The Badger Herald|
|The 40th Annual Great Midwest Marijuana Harvest Festival drew thousands to Madison, Wisconsin, and hundreds of them participated in the march on the Capitol.|
Hundreds of marijuana advocates marched down State Street in Madison, Wisconsin, on Sunday, asking for the legalization of marijuana for medicinal purposes. Some of the protesters spoke of the benefits of a more far-reaching legalization of cannabis.
It took only one day after a cap was proposed for the number of medical marijuana dispensary applicants to exceed the number of available slots in Bozeman, Montana.
|Graphic: (c)2004 Nemo Boko|
Supporters of a medical marijuana bill in Wisconsin will gather to pray on the State Capitol steps Tuesday, hoping to convince lawmakers to legalize medicinal cannabis in the Badger State.
|Photo: Madison NORML|
|Gary Storck has been using marijuana medically since 1972 — but 38 years later, it’s still illegal in Wisconsin. This newspaper clipping is from 2005.|
Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle, who supports the Jacki Rickert Medical Marijuana Act, will deliver his final State of the State address before a joint meeting of the Legislature on Tuesday night, January 26, at 7 p.m. local time.
|Photo: NORML Foundation|
|From left, Ken Wolski, Jacki Rickert, and Jim Miller at October’s rally at the Wisconsin State Capitol.|
The Wisconsin Legislature will hold a public hearing Tuesday to debate SB 368, the Jacki Rickert Medical Marijuana Act, which would allow seriously ill patients to use cannabis without fear of arrest if their doctor recommends it.