A top Wisconsin Democrat has been tireless in her efforts to legalize marijuana statewide.
State Senate Minority Leader Melissa Agard (D-Madison) who once called Wisconsin an “island of prohibition” is now circulating an online petition to gather support for a public hearing on updated legislation to legalize recreational marijuana and establish a framework for regulated sales. Together with Rep. Darrin B. Madison, Agard unveiled the measure in September and has since taken it on tour.
With the petition, Agard is urging WIsconsites to put more pressure on Republican lawmakers.
“We know that cannabis legalization is a popular policy in Wisconsin, yet Republican Legislators in the Capitol …