In 2015, the legal marijuana industry in Colorado created more than 18,000 new full-time jobs and generated $2.4 billion in economic activity, according to a first-of-its-kind analysis of the economics of legal cannabis in the state. Source
Do you want more money for education in Wisconsin?
As part of the state’s legalization plan, Colorado (where cannabis is legal and taxed) allocates $40 million in cannabis tax money into the state’s Building Excellent Schools Today (BEST) program every year. The money then goes to building new schools or improving them. Source
Do you want to prevent up to 25% of overdoses in Wisconsin?
In states where it is legal to use medical marijuana to manage chronic pain and other conditions, the annual number of deaths from prescription drug overdose is 25 percent lower than in states where medical marijuana remains illegal, new research suggests. Source
Do you want to restore the agricultural economy in Wisconsin?
Wisconsin can jump back to the forefront of industrial hemp production and the creation of jobs that come with it. Wisconsin has the agricultural know-how to learn every segment of hemp and cannabis production for personal, health, and industrial uses. Source
How To Get Involved
Sixty percent of Wisconsin voters agree that cannabis should be regulated like alcohol according to a recent Marquette University Poll. But as we’ve seen across the country, Wisconsin politicians are not willing to embrace sensible drug policy. We will only achieve legalization in Wisconsin through an organized grassroots movement that has tens of thousands of residents pushing strongly for reform.
Check out our Get Involved page to see how you can bring cannabis legalization to Wisconsin.
Let’s Legalize Cannabis in Wisconsin
A call to action to Wisconsin residents who believe that cannabis should be legalized.
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