Wisconsin incumbent Democratic Gov. Tony Evers defeated his Republican challenger Tim Michels in last week's midterms. While the prospects for cannabis legalization are not necessarily dim, keeping in mind Evers' view on the issue, top Senate Republican Devin LeMahieu thinks otherwise.

"I don't think we still have the support in our caucus even for medical marijuana," said LeMahieu in a recent interview with 27 News. "But it's obviously a discussion we'll have as a caucus going forward."

Either way, Evers intends to once again propose legalizing recreational marijuana in the next state budget, a move similar to including medical marijuana in his budget in 2019.

Gov. Evers Has A Plan

The plan, which would require users to be 21 to purchase cannabis, "is estimated to generate $166 million in revenue that Evers wants to use to help fund schools."

To that end, Evers said that "it's time for Wisconsin to join more than a dozen states across the country by legalizing and taxing marijuana, much like we already do with alcohol, so we can continue to compete for talented workers to come to our …

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