On the first Saturday in December, the Alliant Energy Center will see an influx of cannabis enthusiasts. No, The Grateful Dead is not coming to Madison… It’s the Wisconsin Cannabis Expo — a one-day event with CBD and Hemp vendors, along with speakers and workshops about the blooming industry. For more, WORT reporter Jade Iseri-Ramos […]
Today, WORT reporter Jade Iseri-Ramos and hemp farmer Kattia Jimenez co-host a show about all things cannabis—state policy in Wisconsin and across the country, the effects of the 2018 farm bill, the future of legalization, and more. For the first half, they are joined by cannabis journalist Mona Zhang. Then, they talk about Kattia’s farm […]
Governor Tony Evers is proposing to legalize recreational and medical marijuana as part of the next state budget. What could this mean for the future of weed in Wisconsin? For this episode, Wednesday host Ali Muldrow hosts a cannabis equity roundtable with Los Angeles–based journalist Amanda Chicago Lewis, who reports on cannabis issues nationally; Peter […]
Tuesday, Madison’s city council voted unanimously to make it legal for adults to consume and possess small amounts of cannabis in public. Madison residents have been able to use cannabis in private and indoors since 1977. Under that ordinance you could be fined $50, not including court costs, for smoking or having cannabis in public. […]
As marijuana becomes legal and mainstream in state after state, the claims for cannabis medical and health benefits continue to grow. The legal and social history of marijuana criminalization means, however, that there’s a scarcity of research into the substance. It’s hard to study something when the mere possession of it is a felony. Lucas […]
On this episode of Hemp Can Do It!, Kattia Jimenez speaks with crop consultant, seed breeder, and cannabis activist Benjamin F Grant. The two discuss farmer partnerships, Wisconsin’s hemp pilot program, and challenges for growers in the 2019 season.