“We have to start looking at water as a living entity, a living being, and put it on the endangered species list forever,” says activist and Lakota member Carla Rae Marshall. For today’s first segment, we hear her firsthand account of the tribal protests against uranium mining in South Dakota. For the rest of the […]
In 33 states and DC, marijuna can be prescribed as a part of medical treatment. It’s used to treat patients with chronic pain, cancer, epilepsy, and several other ailments. But in Wisconsin, marijuana is not a legal treatment–despite efforts by Governor Evers and Democratic state lawmakers. Two Republican lawmakers today announced legislation that could legalize […]
In this week’s review, we’ll hear from filmmaker Ken Burns about his new country music documentary, state lawmakers considering legalizing medical marijuana and body cam bills, municipalities asking state lawmakers to take action on gun violence, and a quick thinking eleven-year-old who may have helped stop a spate of assaults in Madison.
Democratic state lawmakers have tried to legalize medical marijuana in Wisconsin before. While the push has some bipartisan support, Republican leadership is divided over legalization. The bill would require the state health department to create a medical cannabis registry. Anyone seeking medical treatment with cannabis may apply for a registry identification card, which can be […]
Earlier this month, Governor Tony Evers declared that 2019 is the year of clean drinking water in Wisconsin. Yesterday, he announced that he will propose legalizing medical marijuana in the upcoming budget. For today’s show, we hone in on these two emerging initiatives to get a clearer picture. First, we hear from Kerry Schumann, executive […]
Governor Tony Evers put forward a plan today that would decriminalize marijuana. This comes after years of failed attempts at similar legislation — but this time, they have support from the governor. Many legalization and decriminalization proponents are celebrating Evers’ announcement today, but it still faces likely roadblocks in the Republican-controlled legislature. Evers says he’ll […]