2017 - 2018 LEGISLATURE
February 15, 2017 - Introduced by Senators Erpenbach, L. Taylor, Johnson,
Carpenter, Miller, Hansen, C. Larson, Vinehout, Ringhand and Shilling,
cosponsored by Representatives
C. Taylor, Berceau, Shankland, Anderson,
Pope, Goyke, Doyle, Crowley, Ohnstad, Sargent, Subeck, Zepnick,
Brostoff, Spreitzer, Billings, Bowen, Wachs, Zamarripa and Sinicki.
Referred to Committee on Senate Organization.
1Relating to: an advisory referendum on legalization of medical marijuana.
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
This joint resolution calls for an advisory referendum on the question of
whether Wisconsin should allow for the use of and safe access to marijuana for
medical purposes by individuals with debilitating medical conditions with a written
recommendation from a licensed Wisconsin physician. The referendum is to be held
at the next general election occurring not sooner than 45 days after adoption of the
2Resolved by the senate, the assembly concurring, That
the following 3
question be submitted, for advisory purposes only, to the voters of this state at the 4
next general election occurring not sooner than 45 days after adoption of this 5
Should the state of Wisconsin allow 7
individuals with debilitating medical conditions to use and safely access marijuana 8
for medical purposes if those individuals have a written recommendation from a 9
licensed Wisconsin physician?”