Madison to decriminalize cannabis, move does not affect UW students

The City of Madison will vote on legislation to decriminalize the use of cannabis in the city of Madison during Tuesday’s City Council meeting.

Ald. Mike Verveer, District 4, is the author and co-sponsor of the legislation, which the Public Safety Review Committee recommended for approval to the Common Council on Oct. 14.

“I am very pleased that the vast majority of the City Council and the mayor co-sponsored the legislation, which guarantees its overwhelming approval at City Council meeting tomorrow night,” Verveer said.

Verveer said he believes that cannabis should be legal and regulated for adults in Wisconsin.

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