The local evening news takes a look at marijuana in Wisconsin in 2019: various executive and legislative moves to decriminalize marijuana or legalize it for medical purposes, issues in the state’s burgeoning hemp industry, a journalism project on the disproportionate outcomes of prohibition, and the social justice provisions included in Illinois’ legalization that begins January […]
In this special field recording, Esty joins Johnny Casali, owner of Huckleberry Hill Farms, at his home in Humboldt County, Northern California to discuss cannabis farming in the Emerald Triangle. Johnny gives an overview of the history of the farm, his eight years in federal prison, the consequences of legalization in California, the role of […]
Does the legalization of marijuana seem like an inevitability? What are the potential benefits of legalization? Is it possible for Dane County to reduce fines for possession of small amounts to $1? Check out this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
MADISON (WORT) — Madison State Rep. Melissa Sargent has introduced a bill to legalize the medical and recreational use of marijuana. If passed, Wisconsin would become the fifth state to end the prohibition on the popular drug.